Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hastings NE
226 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

...Fire Weather Watch Tuesday afternoon...

.The combination of very warm temperatures in the 70s (at record
or near record values) along with dry fuels and gusty winds will
lead to dangerous fire weather conditions Tuesday afternoon.

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Phillips-Smith-Jewell-Rooks-Osborne-Mitchell-Valley-Greeley-Nance-
Sherman-Howard-Merrick-Polk-Dawson-Buffalo-Hall-Hamilton-York-
Gosper-Phelps-Kearney-Adams-Clay-Fillmore-Furnas-Harlan-Franklin-
Webster-Nuckolls-Thayer-
226 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005, 006, 007, 017,
018, 019, 039, 040, 041, 046, 047, 048, 049, 060, 061, 062, 063,
064, 072, 073, 074, 075, 076, 077, 082, 083, 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 Tuesday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Kansas, Fire Weather Zone 005 Phillips,
  Fire Weather Zone 006 Smith, Fire Weather Zone 007 Jewell,
  Fire Weather Zone 017 Rooks, 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 060 Dawson, Fire Weather Zone 061
  Buffalo, Fire Weather Zone 062 Hall, Fire Weather Zone 063
  Hamilton, Fire Weather Zone 064 York, Fire Weather Zone 072
  Gosper, Fire Weather Zone 073 Phelps, Fire Weather Zone 074
  Kearney, Fire Weather Zone 075 Adams, Fire Weather Zone 076
  Clay, Fire Weather Zone 077 Fillmore, Fire Weather Zone 082
  Furnas, Fire Weather Zone 083 Harlan, Fire Weather Zone 084
  Franklin, Fire Weather Zone 085 Webster, Fire Weather Zone 086
  Nuckolls and Fire Weather Zone 087 Thayer.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* TIMING...Tuesday afternoon.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Low relative humidity values of 15 to 20
  percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that might develop will spread quickly, be
  difficult to control and will exhibit extreme fire behavior at
  times.

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.

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