Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
308 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

KSZ086>090-281715-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.W.0007.170228T1900Z-170301T0100Z/
Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
308 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CST THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 086...087...088...089 AND 090...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag
Warning For wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect
from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CST this evening.

* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward...
  Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade...Fire Weather Zone 088 Clark...
  Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche and Fire Weather Zone 090
  Barber.

* Winds...West-southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 14 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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