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 Barren Islands East (PKZ131) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Barren Islands East (PKZ131)
Issued by: National Weather Service Anchorage, AK
Last Update: 400 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Today: SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Tonight: SW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Mon: NW wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Mon Night: NW wind 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.

Tue: NW wind 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.

Wed: NW wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

Thu: N wind 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Zone Forecast: Barren Islands East (PKZ131)

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