Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
344 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

KSZ032-033-047-048-050-067-082-252345-
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.A.0012.140426T1800Z-140427T0000Z/
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-RICE-RENO-KINGMAN-
344 AM CDT FRI APR 25 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 032...033...047...048...050...067 AND 082...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST.

* TIMING...FROM EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 27 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY
  AND BECOME VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
  RECOMMENDED.

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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER PRODUCT.

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