Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
959 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...Critical fire weather conditions expected along and west of
the Colorado Kansas border Thursday...

.The combination of strong southwest winds and relative humidity
falling to 15 percent or less will create critical fire weather
conditions for areas along and west of the Colorado Kansas
border. Outdoor burning is highly discouraged.

COZ252>254-KSZ001-013-027-041-NEZ079-231200-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0016.170323T1800Z-170324T0100Z/
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Sherman-Wallace-Greeley-Dundy-
959 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017 /1059 PM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT /1 PM CDT/ TO
7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...013...027...041...079...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. In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 001 Cheyenne...Fire
  Weather Zone 013 Sherman...Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace and
  Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley. In Nebraska...Fire Weather Zone
  079 Dundy.

* Winds...South 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

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

* Temperatures...In the upper 70s.

* 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.

&&

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



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