Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
437 PM 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.

COZ252-253-160000-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0018.000000T0000Z-141016T0000Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-
437 PM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 252 AND
253...

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

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON TO 6 PM MDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 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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