Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
941 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RESULT IN POTENTIALLY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

KSZ005-017-018-NEZ082-241200-
/O.CON.KGID.FW.A.0005.150324T1900Z-150325T0100Z/
PHILLIPS-ROOKS-OSBORNE-FURNAS-
941 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY 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.

* WINDS...FROM THE NORTHWEST AT SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30
  MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DROPPING INTO THE 19 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE
  BY MID AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

ROSSI



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