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 Chiniak Bay (PKZ136) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Chiniak Bay (PKZ136)
Issued by: National Weather Service Anchorage, AK
Last Update: 400 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Today: SW wind 10 kt. Seas 1 ft.

Tonight: SW wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Mon: NW wind 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Mon Night: NW wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Tue: NW wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Wed Through Thu: NW wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Zone Forecast: Chiniak Bay (PKZ136)

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