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 Cape Sarichef to Nikoski Pacific Side (PKZ172) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Cape Sarichef to Nikoski Pacific Side (PKZ172)
Issued by: National Weather Service Anchorage, AK
Last Update: 400 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Today: SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

Tonight: W wind 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt after midnight. Seas 12 ft. Patchy fog.

Mon: Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft. Patchy fog.

Mon Night: NE wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Tue: SE wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Wed: SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Thu: S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

Zone Forecast: Cape Sarichef to Nikoski Pacific Side (PKZ172)

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