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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
302 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER TODAY AND MONDAY...

KSZ050-051-067>069-082-083-091>093-080015-
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0001.160207T1800Z-160208T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.A.0001.160208T1800Z-160209T0100Z/
RICE-MCPHERSON-RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-
COWLEY-
302 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
050...051...067...068...069...082...083...091...092 AND 093...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 050...051...067...068...069...082...083...091...092 AND
093...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH
HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR EXTREME
GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING.

* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST FOR THIS
  AFTERNOON...AND POSSIBLY MONDAY AFTERNOON AS WELL.

* WINDS...TODAY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 45 MPH. WINDS MONDAY WILL BE SLIGHTLY STRONGER.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 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 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.

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
302 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER TODAY AND MONDAY...

KSZ033-047>049-052-080015-
/O.NEW.KICT.FW.W.0001.160207T1800Z-160208T0100Z/
LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-MARION-
302 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
033...047...048...049 AND 052...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 30 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 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.

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

&&

$$

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