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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
328 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

...Widespread Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected
Thursday...

KSZ061>064-074>078-080-084>090-241000-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0001.180125T1800Z-180126T0000Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-
Kiowa-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
328 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018 /228 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...062...063...
064...074...075...076...077...078...080...084...085...086...087...
088...089 AND 090...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch For wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect Thursday afternoon.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...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 080 Kiowa...Fire Weather Zone 084
  Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens...Fire Weather Zone 086
  Seward...Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade...Fire Weather Zone 088
  Clark...Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche and Fire Weather Zone
  090 Barber.

* Winds...South 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 to 15 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.

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