Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
226 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Dangerous fire weather conditions anticipated on Sunday....

KSZ015-016-172230-
/O.CAN.KGLD.FW.A.0002.180218T1800Z-180219T0000Z/
Sheridan-Graham-
326 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 015 AND 016...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has cancelled the Fire
Weather Watch.

Current forecast indications are relative humidity values will be
above 20 percent and critical fire weather conditions are no
longer expected to be met.

$$

COZ253-254-KSZ027>029-041-042-181000-
/O.UPG.KGLD.FW.A.0002.180218T1800Z-180219T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0002.180218T1800Z-180219T0100Z/
Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Wallace-Logan-Gove-Greeley-Wichita-
226 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018 /326 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MST /NOON CST/ TO 6 PM
MST /7 PM CST/ SUNDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 027...028...029...041...042...253 AND 254...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 11 AM MST /noon CST/ to 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ Sunday. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson
  and Fire Weather Zone 254 Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather
  Zone 027 Wallace...Fire Weather Zone 028 Logan...Fire Weather
  Zone 029 Gove...Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley and Fire Weather
  Zone 042 Wichita.

* Affected Areas in Colorado... Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson
  Fire Weather Zone 254 Cheyenne

* Affected Areas in Kansas... Fire Weather Zone 013 Sherman Fire
  Weather Zone 014 Thomas Fire Weather Zone 015 Sheridan Fire
  Weather Zone 016 Graham Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace Fire
  Weather Zone 028 Logan Fire Weather Zone 029 Gove Fire Weather
  Zone 041 Greeley Fire Weather Zone 042 Wichita

* Period of Concern...Sunday afternoon.

* Temperatures...Highs in the upper 60s to middle 70s.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider canceling or postponing plans for outdoor burning on
Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

KSZ013-014-181000-
/O.EXT.KGLD.FW.A.0002.180218T1800Z-180219T0100Z/
Sherman-Thomas-
226 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018 /326 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 013 AND 014...

* Affected Areas in Colorado... Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson
  Fire Weather Zone 254 Cheyenne

* Affected Areas in Kansas... Fire Weather Zone 013 Sherman Fire
  Weather Zone 014 Thomas Fire Weather Zone 015 Sheridan Fire
  Weather Zone 016 Graham Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace Fire
  Weather Zone 028 Logan Fire Weather Zone 029 Gove Fire Weather
  Zone 041 Greeley Fire Weather Zone 042 Wichita

* Period of Concern...Sunday afternoon.

* Temperatures...Highs around 70.

* Relative Humidity...15 to 20 percent.

* Winds...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Impacts...Any fires that start may have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider canceling or postponing plans for outdoor burning on
Sunday.

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gld



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