Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
117 AM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

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Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stafford-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-
Pratt-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
117 AM CST Sat Dec 9 2017 /1217 AM MST Sat Dec 9 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...south
central...southwest and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Day 1 Discussion
----------------

Fire risk will remain elevated again on Saturday across the
western counties. NW winds will be much reduced today from what
was observed on Friday, averaging 15-25 mph, but the air will
remain dry with relative humidity near or less than 20%. With
widespread very dry dormant fuels, outdoor burning is discouraged
today.

Day 1 Hazards
-------------
* Fire weather: Elevated risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Days 2-7 Discussion
-------------------

Dry weather will continue across SW Kansas, with no precipitation
in sight. As such, there is an inherent risk of wildfire spread
each afternoon. On most days the risk will remain limited, but
increase to elevated when N/NW winds increase behind dry cold
front passages.

Days 2-7 Hazards
----------------
* Sunday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Monday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Tuesday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Wednesday
  - Fire weather: Elevated risk

* Thursday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

* Friday
  - Fire weather: Limited risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

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For more details visit our webpage http://weather.gov/ddc/ehwo

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TURNER


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