Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1005 AM CST SUN NOV 27 2016


KSZ043>045-061>064-074>078-084>088-280015-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0021.161127T1900Z-161128T0100Z/
SCOTT-LANE-NESS-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-STANTON-GRANT-
HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-
1005 AM CST SUN NOV 27 2016 /905 AM MST SUN NOV 27 2016/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 061...062 AND 063...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...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...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* 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 WILL SHORTLY. 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/DDC (ALL LOWER CASE)



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