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 of Valdez (PKZ126) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Port of Valdez (PKZ126)
Issued by: National Weather Service Anchorage, AK
Last Update: 400 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Today: Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Tonight: Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow.

Mon: Variable wind less than 10 kt becoming NE 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft. Snow.

Mon Night: NE wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Tue Through Wed: NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Thu: NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Zone Forecast: Port of Valdez (PKZ126)

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