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 Stephens Passage (PKZ031) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Stephens Passage (PKZ031)
Issued by: National Weather Service Juneau, AK
Last Update: 354 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Today: Light winds. Seas 2 ft or less.

Tonight: Light winds becoming SE 10 kt late. Seas 2 ft or less.

Mon: S wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow in the morning, then rain in the afternoon.

Mon Night: SE wind 15 kt. Gusts to 35 kt out of interior passes. Seas 3 ft.

Tue: S wind 15 kt becoming NE. Seas 4 ft.

Wed: N wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Thu: NW wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Zone Forecast: Stephens Passage (PKZ031)

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