Extreme Risk of Fire Weather Conditions in the Southern High Plains on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued an Extreme Risk of fire weather conditions for parts of eastern New Mexico, the Texas Panhandle and West Texas on Sunday. Very dry ground fuels and ongoing drought across this region will allow for extreme rates of fire spread given sustained winds of 30-40 mph. Critical Risk is also in effect for larger portion of Central and Southern High Plains.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Port Wing to Sand Island WI (LSZ146) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Port Wing to Sand Island WI (LSZ146)
Issued by: National Weather Service Duluth, MN
Last Update: 412 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Tonight: East wind 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots early in the evening then 30 knots after midnight. Chance of flurries late in the night. Waves 5 to 7 feet.

Monday: East wind 15 to 20 knots. Chance of flurries. Waves 5 to 7 feet.

Monday Night: East wind 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.

Tuesday: East wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet. note...wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

Zone Forecast: Port Wing to Sand Island WI (LSZ146)

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