Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Topeka KS
350 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

KSZ008-009-020-021-034-202200-
/O.NEW.KTOP.FW.A.0002.170221T1800Z-170222T0000Z/
Republic-Washington-Cloud-Clay-Ottawa-
350 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR DRY
FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 008, 009, 020, 021, AND 034...

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect Tuesday afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 008, 009, 020, 021, and
  034.

* WIND...South to southwest winds at 10 to 20 mph with gusts up
  to 25 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity levels in the 17 to 24 percent
  range.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  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.

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