Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
245 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...Critical fire weather conditions possible Thursday
afternoon...

KSZ043-061>063-074-075-084-202000-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0013.170921T1800Z-170922T0100Z/
Scott-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Stanton-Grant-Morton-
245 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017 /145 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 043...061...062...063...074...075 AND 084...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch For wind and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny...
  Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...
  Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant and Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton.

* Winds...south 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 13 percent possible.

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

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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For more information from NOAA/National weather service visit...
http://weather.gov/ddc


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