Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service North Platte NE
212 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

...Red Flag Warning This Afternoon...

.Temperatures are forecast to climb to record values this
afternoon. The combination of west winds gusting 20 to 30 mph...
very low humidity levels...and dry fuels will result in critical
fire weather conditions this afternoon. Burning should be
postponed...and all possible ignition sources should be used with
extreme care.

NEZ204-206-210-219-220100-
/O.EXB.KLBF.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170222T0100Z/
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-Frenchman Basin-
Loess Plains-
212 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017 /112 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ THIS
EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
204, 206, 210, AND 219...

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Red
Flag Warning, which is in effect until 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ this
evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 204. Fire weather zone
  206. Fire weather zone 210. Fire weather zone 219.

* WIND...West 15 to 25 mph with a few gusts to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY...As low as 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly...
  be difficult to control...and exhibit extreme fire behavior.

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.

&&

$$

NEZ209-220000-
/O.CON.KLBF.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170222T0000Z/
Loup Rivers Basin-
212 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 209...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 209.

* WIND...West 15 to 25 mph with a few gusts to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY...As low as 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly...
  be difficult to control...and exhibit extreme fire behavior.

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.

&&

$$

Taylor



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