Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
259 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017


KSZ061>064-074>080-084>089-221900-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0004.170223T1900Z-170224T0200Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-
Edwards-Kiowa-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-
259 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /159 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING 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 Fire
Weather Watch For wind and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* 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...west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 11 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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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http://weather.gov/ddc



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