Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
800 AM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

Northwest winds will increase through the morning, reaching a peak
around noon. During the afternoon the winds will gradually
decline, becoming light by the evening. The strongest winds are
expected across Kit Carson, Sherman counties and surrounding
locations.

COZ252>254-KSZ001-002-013-014-027-028-041-042-NEZ079-080-202300-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0003.170220T1800Z-170221T0100Z/
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Rawlins-Sherman-Thomas-Wallace-Logan-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-
800 AM MST Mon Feb 20 2017 /900 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MST /NOON CST/
THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...013...014...
027...028...041...042...079...080...252...253 AND 254...

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma...
  Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson and Fire Weather Zone 254
  Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 001 Cheyenne...Fire
  Weather Zone 002 Rawlins...Fire Weather Zone 013 Sherman...
  Fire Weather Zone 014 Thomas...Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace...
  Fire Weather Zone 028 Logan...Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley
  and Fire Weather Zone 042 Wichita. In Nebraska...Fire Weather
  Zone 079 Dundy and Fire Weather Zone 080 Hitchcock.

* Winds...North 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 11 percent.

* Temperatures...In the lower 60s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gld



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