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  • Dangerous Fire Weather Conditions

    02/18/2016… The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag Warning from noon to 6:00 p.m. today.

    Conditions are favorable for an extremely critical fire danger threat across the Texas Panhandle and northeastern New Mexico region. Potter and Randall Counties are under a burn ban, along with much of the region… use caution with all outdoor activities.

     Wildfire Safety Tips include:

    Obey burn bans; avoid activities that cause open flames or sparks; properly discard cigarettes – do not throw them from vehicles; keep vehicles on driving surfaces; listen to local news sources; be prepared to take action to protect yourself and your family; if you smell smoke or see fire, move in a direction opposite the fire immediately; and obey instructions from local officials and be ready to quickly evacuate to a safe area.