Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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WWUS83 KGID 241628
RFWGID

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1128 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

KSZ005-017-018-NEZ082-250100-
/O.CON.KGID.FW.W.0007.150324T1900Z-150325T0100Z/
PHILLIPS-ROOKS-OSBORNE-FURNAS-
1128 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...
017...018 AND 082...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 PHILLIPS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ROOKS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE.
  IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 082 FURNAS.

* WIND...FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH...ACCOMPANIED BY
  GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...IN THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE.

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

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.

&&

$$

BRYANT



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