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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
801 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

KSZ010>012-022>024-026-036>040-054>056-058-059-160915-
/O.CON.KTOP.FW.A.0004.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-GEARY-
MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-
ANDERSON-
801 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
...AND DRY FUELS FOR NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MARSHALL...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 011 NEMAHA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 BROWN...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 022 RILEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 POTTAWATOMIE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 024 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 026 JEFFERSON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 GEARY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 MORRIS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 WABAUNSEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039
  SHAWNEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 DOUGLAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  054 LYON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 OSAGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
  FRANKLIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 058 COFFEY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  059 ANDERSON.

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

* TIMING...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP OFF QUICKLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
  WITH ALREADY GUSTY WINDS AT DAWN PEAKING IN THE LATE MORNING
  INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.

* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY...SPREAD FURIOUSLY AND BURN
  INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. ALL OUTDOOR
  BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
615 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-161200-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
615 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MOST OF EASTERN NEBRASKA AND
PARTS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL LIKELY REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY AT MOST LOCATIONS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT OR WEDNESDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
400 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-162100-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
400 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014 /300 PM MDT TUE APR 15 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT AS A FRONT
CROSSES NEBRASKA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

MASEK

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