Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
WWUS83 KDDC 232051
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
351 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017
351 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017 /251 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017/
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 061...074 AND 084...
* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...
Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton and Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton.
* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative Humidity...as low as 14 percent.
* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.
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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