Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
343 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON...
.BRISK NORTH WINDS AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AROUND
20 PERCENT WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS IN NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA THIS AFTERNOON.

IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-031>034-211745-
/O.NEW.KOAX.FW.W.0010.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-MADISON-STANTON-
CUMING-BURT-
343 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
FOR NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN IOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 MONONA. IN
  NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 KNOX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012
  CEDAR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 THURSTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016
  ANTELOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  018 WAYNE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 MADISON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  032 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 CUMING AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 034 BURT.

* WINDS...NORTH AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE THIS AFTERNOON FOR FIRES
  TO START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY. ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD
  BE AVOIDED.

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.

&&

$$
CHERMOK


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