Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
221 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.WARM TEMPERATURES, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES, DRY FUELS, AND
STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS, THAT FAVOR WILDFIRES, ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

KSZ030-043>045-061>064-074>078-084>088-231200-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0003.150324T1800Z-150325T0000Z/
TREGO-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-STANTON-
GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-
221 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES
030...043...044...045...061...062...063...064...074...075...
076...077...078...084...085...086...087 AND 088...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 TREGO...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 LANE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 045 NESS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 064 HODGEMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 HASKELL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078 FORD...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 088 CLARK.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 7 PM CDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...RAPIDLY SPREADING FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
  CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC (ALL LOWER CASE)



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