Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wichita KS
339 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

KSZ069-070-241145-
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.A.0009.170324T1700Z-170324T2300Z/
/O.CON.KICT.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170324T0400Z/
Butler-Greenwood-
339 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
069 AND 070...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR EXTREME
GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 069 AND 070...

The National Weather Service In Wichita has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for extreme grassland fire danger...which is in effect
Friday afternoon.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...is forecast.

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

* Relative Humidity...as low as 32 percent Friday afternoon.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not
  recommended.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.

&&

$$

KSZ032-033-047>053-067-068-071-072-083-240400-
/O.CON.KICT.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170324T0400Z/
Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-
Chase-Reno-Harvey-Woodson-Allen-Sedgwick-
339 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
032...033...047...048...049...050...051...052...053...067...068...
071...072 AND 083...

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...is forecast.

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

* Relative Humidity...as low as 42 percent early this evening.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not
  recommended.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.

&&

$$

KSZ092>094-098-241145-
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.A.0009.170324T1700Z-170324T2300Z/
Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Chautauqua-
339 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR EXTREME
GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 092...093...094 AND
098...

The National Weather Service In Wichita has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for extreme grassland fire danger...which is in effect
Friday afternoon.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...is forecast.

* Winds...south 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 29 percent Friday afternoon.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not
  recommended.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.

&&

$$



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