Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
331 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

KSZ043-044-061>064-074>080-084>089-231200-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0005.170223T1900Z-170224T0200Z/
Scott-Lane-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-
Gray-Ford-Edwards-Kiowa-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-
Comanche-
331 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /231 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CST /NOON MST/ TO
8 PM CST /7 PM MST/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...062...063...064...074...075...076...
077...078...079...080...084...085...086...087...088 AND 089...

* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 044 Lane...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire
  Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire
  Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...
  Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell...
  Fire Weather Zone 077 Gray...Fire Weather Zone 078 Ford...Fire
  Weather Zone 079 Edwards...Fire Weather Zone 080 Kiowa...Fire
  Weather Zone 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens...Fire
  Weather Zone 086 Seward...Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade...Fire
  Weather Zone 088 Clark and Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche.

* Winds...Southwest to west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
  Local gusts of 50 mph are expected along the Oklahoma border.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged. The
  most critical conditions, favorable for rapid wildfire growth,
  are expected near the Oklahoma border.

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.

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TURNER

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http://weather.gov/ddc



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