Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
427 PM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>065-074>080-084>088-200100-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-170920T0100Z/
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Pawnee-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-Morton-
Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-
427 PM CDT Tue Sep 19 2017 /327 PM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 030...044...045...064...077...078...087 AND 088...

* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 030 Trego...Fire
  Weather Zone 031 Ellis...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 044 Lane...Fire Weather Zone 045 Ness...Fire
  Weather Zone 046 Rush...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire
  Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire
  Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...Fire Weather Zone 065 Pawnee...
  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 079 Edwards...
  Fire Weather Zone 080 Kiowa...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 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 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 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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For more information from NOAA/National weather service visit...
http://weather.gov/ddc



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