Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
332 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

KSZ008-020-021-034-035-291100-
/O.NEW.KTOP.FW.A.0003.150329T1800Z-150329T2300Z/
REPUBLIC-CLOUD-CLAY-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-
332 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR CRITICAL
FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND WINDY CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR CRITICAL FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND WINDY
CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 REPUBLIC...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 020 CLOUD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 034 OTTAWA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 DICKINSON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS AND HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL COMBINE TO BE THEIR MOST
  EXTREME DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S.

* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL
  OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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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