Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
317 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Possible Tuesday...

.Temperatures are expected to climb to record values on Tuesday
ahead of a cold front. With dry air in place across the area,
relative humidities are expected to drop to 20 percent or lower
for a couple of hours. The warm and dry conditions, combined with
west to southwest wind gusts of 15 to 25 mph, could create
critical fire weather conditions on Tuesday afternoon.

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317 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA...

* Affected Area...In Nebraska...Fire Weather Zone 016 Antelope...
   Fire Weather Zone 030 Boone...Fire Weather Zone 031 Madison...
   Fire Weather Zone 032 Stanton...Fire Weather Zone 042
  Platte... Fire Weather Zone 043 Colfax...Fire Weather Zone 044
  Dodge...Fire Weather Zone 050 Butler...Fire Weather Zone 051
  Saunders...Fire Weather Zone 052 Douglas...Fire Weather Zone
  053 Sarpy...Fire Weather Zone 065 Seward...Fire Weather Zone
  066 Lancaster...Fire Weather Zone 067 Cass...Fire Weather Zone
  068 Otoe...Fire Weather Zone 078 Saline...Fire Weather Zone
  088 Jefferson...Fire Weather Zone 089 Gage and Fire Weather
  Zone 090 Johnson.

* Winds...West to southwest at 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 18-25 percent

* Impacts...Any fires that develop could spread rapidly and be
  very difficult to contain. Outdoor burning should be avoided.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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