Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
140 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...Red Flag Warning in effect for Yuma county today...

.The combination of relative humidity readings falling to 10
percent and west winds gusting 25 mph will produce critical fire
weather conditions in Yuma county.

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Yuma-
140 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 252...

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 this morning to 5 PM MST this afternoon. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma.

* Winds...West 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures...In the mid 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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