Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
319 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...CRITICAL OR NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE FRONT...TRANSPORTING VERY
DRY AIR INTO THE REGION. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR DURING THE
MORNING HOURS WHILE THE LOWEST HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL OCCUR DURING
THE AFTERNOON. THERE REMAINS UNCERTAINTY REGARDING WHERE WINDS
AND LOWEST HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL OVERLAP FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 HOURS.
ALL THOSE WITH INTEREST IN THIS SITUATION SHOULD MONITOR LATER
FORECASTS.

KSZ006-007-018-019-NEZ039>041-046>049-061>064-074>077-084>087-
290500-
/O.NEW.KGID.FW.A.0006.150329T1800Z-150329T2300Z/
SMITH-JEWELL-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-SHERMAN-HOWARD-
MERRICK-POLK-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-
FILLMORE-FRANKLIN-WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
319 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...007...018...019...
039...040...041...046...047...048...049...061...062...063...064...
074...075...076...077...084...085...086 AND 087...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 SMITH...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 007 JEWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MITCHELL. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 039 VALLEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 GREELEY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 041 NANCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 047 HOWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048 MERRICK...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 049 POLK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 BUFFALO...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 062 HALL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 064 YORK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 KEARNEY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 075 ADAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 077 FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 FRANKLIN...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 085 WEBSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 NUCKOLLS AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 THAYER.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT MIGHT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...
  BE POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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.

&&

$$

HALBLAUB


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