Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
340 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

KSZ005>007-017>019-150500-
/O.NEW.KGID.FW.A.0008.140415T1800Z-140416T0000Z/
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-
340 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 005...006...007...017...018 AND 019...

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

* 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.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 30
  MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 15 AND 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY...BE
  DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND MAY 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.

&&

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