Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
916 AM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

KSZ030-043>045-061>064-074>078-084>088-220100-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0018.170921T1800Z-170922T0100Z/
Trego-Scott-Lane-Ness-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-Stanton-
Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-
916 AM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017 /816 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/
THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 043...061...062...
063...074...075 AND 084...

* 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 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 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens...Fire
  Weather Zone 086 Seward...Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade and Fire
  Weather Zone 088 Clark.

* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts near 40 mph.

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

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is strongly discouraged.

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

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



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