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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
414 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

MOZ019-027-035-036-049-051-052-059>065-170000-
/O.NEW.KLSX.FW.W.0006.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-JEFFERSON MO-LEWIS MO-LINCOLN MO-
MARION MO-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-PIKE MO-RALLS MO-ST. CHARLES MO-
ST. LOUIS CITY MO-ST. LOUIS MO-WARREN MO-
414 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF MISSOURI...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 019...027...
  035...036...049...051...052...059...060...061...062...063...
  064 AND 065.

* 20FT WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* 10HR FUELS...LESS THAN 9 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR THE RAPID SPREAD
  AND GROWTH OF UNCONTROLLED WILDFIRES.

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 DRY FUELS CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

KANOFSKY

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
414 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

MOZ018-026-034-041-042-047-048-050-170000-
/O.UPG.KLSX.FW.A.0002.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KLSX.FW.W.0006.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
AUDRAIN MO-BOONE MO-CALLAWAY MO-COLE MO-KNOX MO-MONITEAU MO-
MONROE MO-SHELBY MO-
414 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF MISSOURI...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 018...026...
  034...041...042...047...048 AND 050.

* 20FT WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 21 PERCENT.

* 10HR FUELS...LESS THAN 9 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR THE RAPID SPREAD
  AND GROWTH OF UNCONTROLLED WILDFIRES.

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 DRY FUELS CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
309 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TODAY...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 30 AND 35 PERCENT HAVE KEPT
CONDITIONS JUST ABOVE RED FLAG CRITERIA...DESPITE WINDS GUSTING
TO BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH. THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
AS DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTHWEST MISSOURI OVER THE
NEXT HOUR OR TWO...WITH A COUPLE DEGREES OF WARMING STILL EXPECTED.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER 7 PM.

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-170000-
/O.CON.KEAX.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-
JOHNSON KS-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-
PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-
BUCHANAN-CLINTON-CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-
RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-
CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
309 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...
002...003...004...005...006...007...008...011...012...013...014...
015...016...017...020...021...022...023...024...025...025...028...
029...030...031...032...033...037...038...039...040...043...044...
045...046...053...054...057...060...102...103...104 AND 105...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 ATCHISON
  KS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 057 MIAMI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 060 LINN
  KS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 DONIPHAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
  LEAVENWORTH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104 WYANDOTTE AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 105 JOHNSON KS. IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001
  ATCHISON MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 NODAWAY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 003 WORTH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 GENTRY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 005 HARRISON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 MERCER...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 007 PUTNAM...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 SCHUYLER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 HOLT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 ANDREW...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 DE KALB...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014
  DAVIESS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 GRUNDY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016
  SULLIVAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ADAIR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020
  BUCHANAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLINTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  022 CALDWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 LIVINGSTON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 024 LINN MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 MACON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 028 PLATTE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 029 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 030 RAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 CARROLL...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 032 CHARITON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 RANDOLPH...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 037 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 LAFAYETTE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039 SALINE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 HOWARD...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 CASS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 JOHNSON
  MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 PETTIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046
  COOPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 053 BATES AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 054
  HENRY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP BELOW 25 PERCENT FROM 12
  PMTHROUGH 6 PM.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 24 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
303 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING TODAY...

.A DRY AIRMASS OVER THE REGION WILL BRING HUMIDITY LEVELS DOWN
INTO THE 20 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE WHILE SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25
MPH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH AT TIMES TODAY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL OF EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FROM SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS INTO SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI.

MOZ058-170000-
/O.NEW.KSGF.FW.W.0014.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
MARIES-
303 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS... SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S.

* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR BURNING WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO
  CONTAIN AND CONTROL. GRASS FIRES WILL SPREAD QUICKLY UNDER
  THESE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
303 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING TODAY...

.A DRY AIRMASS OVER THE REGION WILL BRING HUMIDITY LEVELS DOWN
INTO THE 20 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE WHILE SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25
MPH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH AT TIMES TODAY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL OF EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FROM SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS INTO SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI.

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>057-066>069-077>080-088>090-093-094-101-
170000-
/O.UPG.KSGF.FW.A.0005.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KSGF.FW.W.0014.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-
HICKORY-CAMDEN-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-MCDONALD-
303 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 073 BOURBON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 097 CRAWFORD AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
  CHEROKEE. IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 BENTON...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 056 MORGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 057 MILLER...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 066 VERNON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 067 ST. CLAIR...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 068 HICKORY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 069 CAMDEN...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 BARTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078 CEDAR...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 POLK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 080 DALLAS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088 JASPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 089 DADE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 090 GREENE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 093 NEWTON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 094 LAWRENCE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
  MCDONALD.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S.

* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR BURNING WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO
  CONTAIN AND CONTROL. GRASS FIRES WILL SPREAD QUICKLY UNDER
  THESE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

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