Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
000
WWUS83 KDDC 180927
RFWDDC

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
327 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

KSZ079-080-089-181030-
/O.CAN.KDDC.FW.A.0003.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
Edwards-Kiowa-Comanche-
327 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 079...080 AND 089...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has cancelled the Fire
Weather Watch.

$$

KSZ031-046-064>066-078-087-088-190100-
/O.UPG.KDDC.FW.A.0003.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
/O.EXB.KDDC.FW.W.0004.180218T1800Z-180219T0100Z/
Ellis-Rush-Hodgeman-Pawnee-Stafford-Ford-Meade-Clark-
327 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
031...046...064...065...066...078...087 AND 088...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag
Warning For wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from noon today to 7 PM CST this evening. The Fire Weather Watch
is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 031 Ellis...Fire
  Weather Zone 046 Rush...Fire Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...Fire
  Weather Zone 065 Pawnee...Fire Weather Zone 066 Stafford...
  Fire Weather Zone 078 Ford...Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade and
  Fire Weather Zone 088 Clark.

* Winds...South to Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55
  mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 15 percent.

* Temperatures...Mid to upper 70s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Do not burn.

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.

&&

$$

KSZ030-043>045-061>063-074>077-084>086-190100-
/O.EXT.KDDC.FW.W.0004.180218T1800Z-180219T0100Z/
Trego-Scott-Lane-Ness-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Stanton-Grant-
Haskell-Gray-Morton-Stevens-Seward-
327 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 /227 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018/

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM MST/ TODAY
TO 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030...043...044...045...061...
062...063...074...075...076...077...084...085 AND 086...

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 030 Trego...Fire
  Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire Weather Zone 044 Lane...Fire
  Weather Zone 045 Ness...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...Fire
  Weather Zone 076 Haskell...Fire Weather Zone 077 Gray...Fire
  Weather Zone 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens and
  Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward.

* Winds...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

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

* Temperatures...Mid to upper 70s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Do not burn.

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.

&&

$$

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


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.