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 Norton Sound (PKZ200) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Norton Sound (PKZ200)
Issued by: National Weather Service Fairbanks, AK
Last Update: 422 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Today: S winds 20 kt.

Tonight: S winds 15 kt. Snow.

Mon: S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Mon Night: W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Tue: W winds 15 kt.

Tue Night: SE winds 15 kt.

Wed: E winds 15 kt.

Thu: E winds 20 kt.

Zone Forecast: Norton Sound (PKZ200)

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