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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
406 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

KSZ007-019-NEZ039>041-046>049-062>064-076-077-086-087-301715-
/O.NEW.KGID.FW.W.0009.150330T1800Z-150331T0000Z/
JEWELL-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-
HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-CLAY-FILLMORE-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
406 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 007...019...039...040...041...046...047...048...
049...062...063...064...076...077...086 AND 087...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 JEWELL AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MITCHELL. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 039 VALLEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 GREELEY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 041 NANCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 047 HOWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048 MERRICK...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 049 POLK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 062 HALL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  063 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 064 YORK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  076 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  086 NUCKOLLS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 THAYER.

* WINDS...NORTH OF HIGHWAY 92...SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO AROUND 25 MPH WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST. SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
  92...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...17 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...AND
  WILL BE POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
452 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

KSZ007-019-NEZ039>041-046>049-062>064-076-077-086-087-302300-
JEWELL-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-
HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-CLAY-FILLMORE-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
452 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON.

EXTREME FIRE DANGER MEANS THAT FIRES START QUICKLY...SPREAD
FURIOUSLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS.
ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN AREAS WITH EXTREME FIRE
DANGER.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
542 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
311200-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
542 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE AREA NORTH AND EAST OF A
LINE FROM LOUP CITY TO GRAND ISLAND TO SUPERIOR NEBRASKA AND JEWELL
AND MITCHELL COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS. PLEASE SEE THE RED
FLAG WARNING MESSAGE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF
A LINE FROM CENTRAL CITY TO GRAND ISLAND NEBRASKA TO PHILLIPSBURG
KANSAS. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE WIND GUSTS OF 60 MPH OR MORE AND
HAIL THE SIZE OF QUARTERS OR GREATER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
510 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-311015-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
510 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.FIRE WEATHER...
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS WESTERN OKLAHOMA. BURNING IS DISCOURAGED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE STORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING... PRIMARILY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A WOODWARD TO ENID TO
STILLWATER LINE. STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF HAIL TO THE SIZE OF
QUARTERS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE STORMS WEDNESDAY... LATE
AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING... PRIMARILY ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE
FROM STILLWATER TO EL RENO TO LAWTON TO SEYMOUR TEXAS. STORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH.

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

KURTZ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
505 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-311015-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
505 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A VERY HIGH GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON
PRIMARILY ALONG...AND NORTH...OF A LINE FROM YATES CENTER...TO
MULVANE...TO EXTREME SOUTHWEST HARPER COUNTY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

AN EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS LIKELY FOR MOST OF CENTRAL
KANSAS AND VERY HIGH ACROSS THE REST OF THE AREA WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON IN THOSE
PARTS OF CENTRAL KANSAS PRIMARILY ALONG...AND NORTHWEST...OF A LINE
FROM SALINA TO LYONS...AS WELL AS EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL GREATLY INCREASE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY
OVER CENTRAL KANSAS. HAIL UP TO NICKEL-SIZED AND GUSTS AROUND 50
MPH ARE POSSIBLE FOR MOST AREAS. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AGAIN CAPABLE
OF HAIL UP TO NICKEL-SIZED AND GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE FOR
PRIMARILY SOUTHEAST KANSAS ON THURSDAY AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS
THURSDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR WEBPAGE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$

ES

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
402 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-311015-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
402 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN ELEVATED ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AS
HUMIDITIES FALL TO UNDER 20 PERCENT THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AND DURING THE EVENING HOURS. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR A
FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY EAST OF A NORTON TO GOVE LINE.

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT
BRINGING COLDER AIR TO THE HIGH PLAINS. SOME ACCUMULATING SNOW IS
POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
454 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-311000-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
454 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

  HAZARDS WEATHER RISK...

  TUESDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  WEDNESDAY...
  ELEVATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  THURSDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  FRIDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  SATURDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  SUNDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT OUR WEBPAGE HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC/?N=HWO

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
446 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-302200-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
446 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE...AS WELL AS THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN SECTIONS
OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALL BELOW 20
PERCENT AND WINDS INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN HALF OF THE
TEXAS PANHANDLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OVERALL ANY STORMS
THAT FORM ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE. HOWEVER...A FEW STRONG STORMS
ARE POSSIBLE...WITH HAIL UP TO PENNY SIZE AND WIND GUSTS EXCEEDING 50
MPH.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY
ACROSS MOST OF THE PANHANDLES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED OR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
MONDAY EVENING...AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

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