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 Halkett to Flaxman Island (PKZ240) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island (PKZ240)
Issued by: National Weather Service Fairbanks, AK
Last Update: 414 AM AKDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Today: E winds 20 kt.

Tonight: E winds 20 kt.

Mon: E winds 15 kt.

Mon Night: E winds 10 kt.

Tue: N winds 10 kt.

Tue Night: W winds 15 kt.

Wed: W winds 15 kt.

Thu: E winds 15 kt.

Zone Forecast: Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island (PKZ240)

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