Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
319 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER TODAY...

KSZ051-094-098-081030-
/O.CAN.KICT.FW.A.0001.160208T1800Z-160209T0100Z/
MCPHERSON-ELK-CHAUTAUQUA-
319 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE
DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 051...094 AND 098...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

A VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL STILL EXIST THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

KSZ050-067>069-082-083-091>093-090030-
/O.UPG.KICT.FW.A.0001.160208T1800Z-160209T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0002.160208T1800Z-160209T0100Z/
RICE-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-
319 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
050...067...068...069...082...083...091...092 AND 093...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$

KETCHAM



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