Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
637 AM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT...

.WARM TEMPERATURES IN COMBINATION WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
AND GUSTY WINDS IN EASTERN COLORADO WILL BRING CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR YUMA AND KIT CARSON COUNTIES THIS
AFTERNOON.

COZ254-151345-
/O.CAN.KGLD.FW.A.0013.141015T1800Z-141016T0000Z/
CHEYENNE CO-
637 AM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

$$

COZ252-253-152045-
/O.UPG.KGLD.FW.A.0013.141015T1800Z-141016T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0018.141015T1800Z-141016T0000Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-
637 AM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
252 AND 253...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 252 YUMA AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON TO 6 PM MDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS COULD PRODUCE CONDITIONS
  FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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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