Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service North Platte NE
421 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON...

.Hot temperatures will once again impact western and north central
Nebraska this afternoon. The combination of heat, low relative
humidity, gusty southerly winds and the threat for dry lightning,
will lead to critical fire weather conditions across the eastern
Nebraska panhandle, portions of the Sandhills and north central
Nebraska.

NEZ204-206-208-260100-
/O.NEW.KLBF.FW.W.0009.170725T1800Z-170726T0100Z/
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-
Niobrara Valley/Fort Niobrara NWR/Samuel R McKelvie National
Forest-
421 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017 /321 AM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS AND THE THREAT FOR DRY LIGHTNING
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 204, 206, AND 208...

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Red
Flag Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM CDT /noon MDT/ this
afternoon to 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 204.Fire weather zone
  206.Fire weather zone 208.

* WIND...South at 10 to 20 MPH with gusts to 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 to 20 percent.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Dry lightning is a threat initially.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  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.

&&

$$

CLB


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