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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1240 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected Monday...

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>064-074>078-084>087-260000-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.A.0004.180226T1700Z-180227T0100Z/
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Rush-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-
Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-
1240 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018 /1140 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030...031...043...044...045...046...061...
062...063...064...074...075...076...077...078...084...085...
086 AND 087...

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 030 Trego...Fire
  Weather Zone 031 Ellis...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 044 Lane...Fire Weather Zone 045 Ness...Fire
  Weather Zone 046 Rush...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 and Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade.

* Winds...South 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 14 percent.

* Temperatures...In the lower to mid 60s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Ongoing drought has resulted in standing,
  very dry grasses that favor rapidly spreading wildfires.

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.

&&

$$

TURNER

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

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
1100 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...Winds and temperatures will increase Monday meeting critical
fire weather conditions across the plains...

COZ253-254-KSZ004-015-016-027>029-041-042-251400-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.A.0003.180226T1700Z-180227T0100Z/
Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Norton-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-
1100 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018 /1200 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
004...015...016...027...028...029...041...042... 253 AND 254...

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson
  and Fire Weather Zone 254 Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather
  Zone 004 Norton...Fire Weather Zone 015 Sheridan...Fire
  Weather Zone 016 Graham...Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace...Fire
  Weather Zone 028 Logan...Fire Weather Zone 029 Gove...Fire
  Weather Zone 041 Greeley and Fire Weather Zone 042 Wichita.

* WIND...15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...As low as 13 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have 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/gld

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
325 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...A Fire Weather Watch is in effect from 10 am mdt until 6 pm mdt
Monday for gusty winds...low relative humidity and dry fuels for
fire weather zones 225...229...230...and 233 through 237...which
includes Kiowa...Prowers...Baca...Bent and Las Animas Counties as
well as the Southern I-25 corridor...the Wet Mountains...the Wet
Mountain Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains...

COZ225-229-230-233>237-251415-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0003.180226T1700Z-180227T0100Z/
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
325 PM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 225...229...230...233...234...235...236
AND 237...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday
afternoon.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 225...229...230...233...
  234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing...Monday morning through Monday afternoon.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 7 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth and spread of fires.

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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