Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
133 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

KSZ087>090-100100-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140410T0100Z/
MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
133 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR A PART OF SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 088 CLARK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 089 COMANCHE AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 090 BARBER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...1 PM TO 8 PM.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 80S.

* IMPACTS...AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES QUICKLY
  GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.

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.

&&

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