Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
326 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Sunday...

KSZ030-043>045-061>063-074>077-084>086-180530-
/O.UPG.KDDC.FW.A.0003.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.W.0004.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
Trego-Scott-Lane-Ness-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Stanton-Grant-
Haskell-Gray-Morton-Stevens-Seward-
326 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018 /226 PM MST Sat Feb 17 2018/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CST /NOON MST/ TO 7 PM
CST /6 PM MST/ SUNDAY 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...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag
Warning For wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 1 PM CST /noon MST/ to 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ Sunday. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* 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 45 mph.

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

* Temperatures...In the lower 70s.

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

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.

&&

$$

KSZ031-046-065-066-079-080-089-180530-
/O.EXA.KDDC.FW.A.0003.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
Ellis-Rush-Pawnee-Stafford-Edwards-Kiowa-Comanche-
326 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 031...046...065...066...079...080 AND 089...

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

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 031 Ellis...Fire
  Weather Zone 046 Rush...Fire Weather Zone 065 Pawnee...Fire
  Weather Zone 066 Stafford...Fire Weather Zone 079 Edwards...
  Fire Weather Zone 080 Kiowa and Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche.

* Winds...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 20 percent.

* Temperatures...Near 70.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will exhibit 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.

&&

$$

KSZ064-078-087-088-180530-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.A.0003.180218T1900Z-180219T0100Z/
Hodgeman-Ford-Meade-Clark-
326 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030...043...044...045...061...062...063...
064...074...075...076...077...078...084...085...086...087 AND
088...

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...
  Fire Weather Zone 078 Ford...Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade and
  Fire Weather Zone 088 Clark.

* Winds...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 19 percent.

* Temperatures...In the lower 70s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will exhibit 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.

&&

$$

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



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