Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1133 PM MDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY...

.LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS GUSTING TO 50 MPH OR
HIGHER WILL COMBINE WITH ALREADY DRY FUELS TO CREATE CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BY MIDDAY TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING. WHILE THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY STILL REGARDING WIND AND
HUMIDITY OVER PARTS OF THE REGION...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 70.

COZ252>254-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-231500-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.A.0003.150324T1700Z-150325T0200Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
1133 PM MDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
001...002...003...004...013...014...015...016...
027...028...029...041...042...079...080...081...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 CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 CHEYENNE KS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 RAWLINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003
  DECATUR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 NORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013
  SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 THOMAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015
  SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 GRAHAM...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  027 WALLACE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 028 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  029 GOVE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 GREELEY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  042 WICHITA. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 DUNDY...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 080 HITCHCOCK AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 081 RED
  WILLOW.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL QUICKLY SPREAD AND
  BECOME OUT OF CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLD (ALL LOWER CASE)


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