Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wichita KS
330 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

KSZ069-070-092>094-098-242300-
/O.UPG.KICT.FW.A.0009.170324T1700Z-170324T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0014.170324T1600Z-170324T2300Z/
Butler-Greenwood-Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Chautauqua-
330 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 069...070...092...093...094 AND 098...

The National Weather Service In Wichita has issued a Red Flag
Warning for extreme grassland fire danger...which is in effect
from 11 AM this morning to 6 PM CDT this evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...is forecast from late this
  morning into the afternoon.

* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 25 to 30 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
  become difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.

&&

$$

KSZ067-068-082-083-091-242300-
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0014.170324T1600Z-170324T2300Z/
Reno-Harvey-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-
330 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 067...068...082...083 AND 091...

The National Weather Service In Wichita has issued a Red Flag
Warning for extreme grassland fire danger...which is in effect
from 11 AM this morning to 6 PM CDT this evening.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...is forecast from late this
  morning into the afternoon.

* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 25 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
  become difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.

&&

$$



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