Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
426 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON...

.NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA
THIS MORNING...AND ANTICIPATING VERY DRY AIR TO SWEEP EASTWARD
INTO SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA. THIS WILL COMBINE WITH TEMPERATURES IN
THE MID 60S. CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AND NORTHWEST
WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH ARE FORECAST ACROSS SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA TO
THE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

NEZ210-219-242330-
/O.CON.KLBF.FW.W.0008.150324T1700Z-150325T0100Z/
FRENCHMAN BASIN-LOESS PLAINS-
426 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 210 AND 219...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 210 FRENCHMAN
  BASIN AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 219 LOESS PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT TODAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.

* IMPACTS....ANY RANGE FIRE THAT START MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  BURN OUT OF CONTROL AND EXHIBIT EXTREME BURNING 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 WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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