Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
1023 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

COZ254-KSZ027>029-041-042-230300-
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0005.170223T1800Z-170224T0100Z/
Cheyenne-Wallace-Logan-Gove-Greeley-Wichita-
1023 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017 /1123 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MST /NOON CST/ TO 6 PM
MST /7 PM CST/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 027...028...029...041...042 AND 254...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect
from 11 AM MST /noon CST/ to 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ Thursday.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 254 Cheyenne.
  In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace...Fire Weather Zone
  028 Logan...Fire Weather Zone 029 Gove...Fire Weather Zone 041
  Greeley and Fire Weather Zone 042 Wichita.

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

COZ253-KSZ013>016-230300-
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.A.0004.170223T1800Z-170224T0100Z/
Kit Carson-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-
1023 AM MST Wed Feb 22 2017 /1123 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 013...014...015...016 AND 253...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit
  Carson. In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 013 Sherman...Fire
  Weather Zone 014 Thomas...Fire Weather Zone 015 Sheridan and
  Fire Weather Zone 016 Graham.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 15 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.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gld


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