Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
309 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...Strong Winds and Low Relative Humidities will Continue...

.Strong winds and low relative humidities will favor extremely
active fire behavior this afternoon. Winds will diminish to 15 to
25 mph around sunset.

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>078-084>088-190100-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180219T0100Z/
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Morton-Stevens-
Seward-Meade-Clark-
309 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 /209 PM MST Sun Feb 18 2018/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 030...043...044...045...061...062...063...074...075...076...
077...084...085 AND 086...

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 030 Trego...Fire
  Weather Zone 031 Ellis...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 044 Lane...Fire Weather Zone 045 Ness...Fire
  Weather Zone 046 Rush...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire
  Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire
  Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...Fire Weather Zone 065 Pawnee...
  Fire Weather Zone 066 Stafford...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 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085
  Stevens...Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward...Fire Weather Zone 087
  Meade and Fire Weather Zone 088 Clark.

* Winds...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...15 to 25 percent.

* Temperatures...mid 70s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will exhibit extreme fire
  behavior and spread rapidly. Extreme care should be taken to
  avoid the start of wildfires.

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.

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For more information from NOAA/National weather service visit...
http://weather.gov/ddc



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