Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1246 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON...

.STRONG NW WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON BUT WILL GRADUALLY
DECREASE. RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS HAVE BEEN SLOW TO FALL...BUT
DRIER AIR IS MOVING IN FROM THE NORTH. THE RH WILL DROP MORE
RAPIDLY THIS AFTERNOON.

KSZ006-007-018-019-NEZ039>041-046>049-061>064-074>077-084>087-
300000-
/O.CON.KGID.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150330T0000Z/
SMITH-JEWELL-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-SHERMAN-HOWARD-
MERRICK-POLK-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-
FILLMORE-FRANKLIN-WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
1246 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
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...

* 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 AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH... AND
  WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...AND
  WILL 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.

&&

$$

HALBLAUB


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