Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wichita KS
300 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>071-082-083-091>095-098-099-120000-
/O.UPG.KICT.FW.A.0003.171211T1700Z-171212T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0005.171211T1700Z-171212T0100Z/
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-
Chase-Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Kingman-Sedgwick-
Harper-Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Chautauqua-Montgomery-
300 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 032...033...047...048...049...050...051...052...053...067...
068...069...070...071...082...083...091...092...093...094...095...
098 AND 099...

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 7 PM CST this evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...Is forecast.

* Winds...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...Around 20 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
  become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is greatly
  discouraged!

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. Furthermore, the strong northwest winds
will make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field
of this fire weather product.

&&

$$

KSZ072-096-100-120000-
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0005.171211T1700Z-171212T0100Z/
Allen-Neosho-Labette-
300 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 072...096 AND 100...

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 7 PM CST this evening.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...Is forecast.

* Winds...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...Around 20 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
  become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is greatly
  discouraged!

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.

&&

$$

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