Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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WWUS83 KDDC 180731
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
231 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017


KSZ043-061>063-074>076-084>086-181545-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0012.170919T1800Z-170920T0000Z/
Scott-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Morton-Stevens-
Seward-
231 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017 /131 AM MDT Mon Sep 18 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 043...061...062...063...074...075...076...084...
085 AND 086...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch For wind and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny...
  Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...
  Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell...
  Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens
  and Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward.

* Winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 12 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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.

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http://weather.gov/ddc



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