Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
241 PM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY...

.LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS GUSTING TO 45 MPH WILL
COMBINE WITH ALREADY DRY FUELS TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS BY MIDDAY TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. THERE IS
THE POTENTIAL FOR EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY
ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70.

COZ252>254-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-240600-
/O.CAN.KGLD.FW.A.0003.150324T1700Z-150325T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0005.150324T1700Z-150325T0200Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
241 PM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MDT /NOON CDT/
TO 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/ TUESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...003...004...013...014...015...
016...027...028...029...041...042...079...080...081...252...
253 AND 254...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 252 YUMA...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254
  CHEYENNE CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 CHEYENNE KS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 RAWLINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003
  DECATUR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 NORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013
  SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 THOMAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015
  SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 GRAHAM...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. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 DUNDY...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 080 HITCHCOCK AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 081 RED
  WILLOW.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL QUICKLY SPREAD AND
  BECOME OUT OF CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLD (ALL LOWER CASE)


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