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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 7:31 AM MST on February 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM CST /noon MST/ to 8 PM
CST /7 PM MST/ Thursday for wind and low relative humidity for
fire weather zones 061... 062... 063... 064... 074... 075... 076...
077... 078... 079... 080... 084... 085... 086... 087... 088 and 089...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 1 PM CST /noon MST/ to 8 PM CST /7 PM MST/ Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... in Kansas... fire weather zone 061 Hamilton...
fire weather zone 062 Kearny... fire weather zone 063 Finney...
fire weather zone 064 Hodgeman... fire weather zone 074
Stanton... fire weather zone 075 Grant... fire weather zone 076
Haskell... fire weather zone 077 gray... fire weather zone 078
Ford... fire weather zone 079 Edwards... fire weather zone 080
Kiowa... fire weather zone 084 Morton... fire weather zone 085
Stevens... fire weather zone 086 Seward... fire weather zone 087
Meade... fire weather zone 088 Clark and fire weather zone 089
Comanche.

* Winds... southwest to west at 20 to 30 mph. Gusts near 40 mph.
Strongest winds expected along the Oklahoma border.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged. The
most critical conditions, favorable for rapid wildfire spread,
are expected along the Oklahoma border Thursday afternoon.

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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.



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