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Moore County Emergency Management
Wednesday March 7th, 2012 :: 08:13 a.m. CST

Advisory

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
614 AM CST WED MAR 7 2012

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-072200-
ARMSTRONG-BEAVER-CARSON-CIMARRON-COLLINGSWORTH-DALLAM-DEAF SMITH-
DONLEY-GRAY-HANSFORD-HARTLEY-HEMPHILL-HUTCHINSON-LIPSCOMB-MOORE-
OCHILTREE-OLDHAM-POTTER-RANDALL-ROBERTS-SHERMAN-TEXAS-WHEELER-
614 AM CST WED MAR 7 2012

..WINTRY WEATHER IS POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE PANHANDLES TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

A POTENT UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NEAR THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES THURSDAY. WHILE THERE IS STILL MUCH UNCERTAINTY IN THE TRACK AND TIMING OF THIS SYSTEM...THE AMOUNT OF MOISTURE WITH THIS SYSTEM...AND THE PRECIPITATION TYPES...
THERE IS A CHANCE FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE PANHANDLES TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH SOUTH OF THE PANHANDLES LATE THIS EVENING WITH MUCH COLDER AIR ENTERING THE REGION. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR FREEZING RAIN WITH VERY LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING...GENERALLY ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND THE NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE. IN THE WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLES...ANY FREEZING RAIN MAY CHANGE OVER TO SNOW BY THURSDAY MORNING. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SNOW...OR A RAIN AND SNOW MIX ACROSS ALL OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING AND AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT.

WHILE THERE IS STILL MUCH UNCERTAINTY IN THE AMOUNT OF MOISTURE WITH THIS SYSTEM...LIGHT ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND ONE INCH AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH ARE FORECAST AT THIS TIME...
MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF A BEAVER TO VEGA LINE.

STAY TUNED TO ANY UPDATES TO THE FORECAST BY VISITING OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/AMA...FOLLOWING NWS AMARILLO ON FACEBOOK...LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR THROUGH YOUR PREFERRED MEDIA OUTLET.

Address/Location
Moore County Emergency Management
700 S Bliss Ave
Dumas, TX 79029

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 806-934-9520

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