Beautiful weekend in store before cold front arrives next week
Lake Wind Advisory
Areas affected:
McCurtain, OK

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Including the cities of De Queen, Ashdown, Texarkana, Stamps,
Lewisville, Bradley, Magnolia, Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden,
Springhill, Homer, Haynesville, Ruston, Mansfield, Stonewall,
Logansport, Coushatta, Martin, Arcadia, Ringgold, Gibsland,
Jonesboro, Many, Zwolle, Pleasant Hill, Natchitoches, Winnfield,
Colfax, Montgomery, Dry Prong, Idabel, Broken Bow, Clarksville,
Bogata, Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Daingerfield,
Lone Star, Naples, Omaha, Atlanta, Linden, Hughes Springs,
Queen City, Mineola, Winnsboro, Quitman, Hawkins, Gilmer,
Big Sandy, Jefferson, Tyler, Longview, Marshall, Jacksonville,
Rusk, Henderson, Carthage, Nacogdoches, Center, Lufkin,
San Augustine, Hemphill, and Pineland
407 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

…LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
CST THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* EVENT…South winds of 15-20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.

* TIMING…Mid-morning through early evening.

* IMPACT…Rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous boating
conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

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Fire Weather Warning
Areas affected:
Cimarron, OK

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331 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN
PANHANDLES…

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon today to 7 PM CST this evening. The Fire Weather
Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area…In Oklahoma…Cimarron. In Texas…Dallam…
Sherman…Hartley…Moore…Oldham…Potter…Deaf Smith and
Randall.

* 20 Foot Winds…Southwest 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity…As low as 22 percent.

* Red Flag Threat Index…3 to 4.

* Timing…From noon through 7 PM today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now…or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds…low relative humidity…and warm temperatures will
create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid
activities that promote open flames and sparks.

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