Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
404 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014


KSZ049-051-231015-
/O.CAN.KICT.FW.A.0011.140423T1600Z-140424T0100Z/
SALINE-MCPHERSON-
404 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE
DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 049 AND 051...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.


$$

KSZ032-033-047-048-050-067-240015-
/O.UPG.KICT.FW.A.0011.140423T1600Z-140424T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0022.140423T1600Z-140424T0100Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-RICE-RENO-
404 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 032...033...047...048...050 AND 067...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST.

* TIMING...WILL BE FROM LATE MORNING WEDNESDAY INTO THE EVENING
  HOURS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 35 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY
  AND BECOME VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER PRODUCT.

&&

$$

LAWSON




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