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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
354 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015


IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-301700-
/O.NEW.KOAX.FW.W.0007.150330T1700Z-150331T0000Z/
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
354 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING DUE TO WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR EASTERN NEBRASKA
AND SOUTHWEST IOWA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING DUE TO WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN IOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 MONONA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 055 HARRISON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056 SHELBY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 069 POTTAWATTAMIE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079
  MILLS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 080 MONTGOMERY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  090 FREMONT AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 091 PAGE. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 011 KNOX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 CEDAR...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 015 THURSTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 ANTELOPE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 WAYNE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 BOONE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 MADISON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 CUMING...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 BURT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 PLATTE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 COLFAX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 DODGE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 050
  BUTLER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 051 SAUNDERS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  052 DOUGLAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 053 SARPY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  065 SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 066 LANCASTER...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 067 CASS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 068 OTOE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  078 SALINE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088 JEFFERSON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 089 GAGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 090 JOHNSON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 091 NEMAHA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 092 PAWNEE AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 093 RICHARDSON.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR OUT OF CONTROL
  BURNS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
414 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS WESTERN HALF OF IOWA THIS AFTERNOON
INTO EARLY EVENING...

IAZ004-005-015-023>025-033>036-044>048-057>060-070>073-081>083-
092-093-301715-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FW.W.0004.150330T1700Z-150331T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-PALO ALTO-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-AUDUBON-
GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-
TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
414 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS....

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH FREQUENT
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO AROUND 20
  PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* FUEL...GRASSES REMAIN NEARLY 100 PERCENT CURED ACROSS THE
  WARNING AREA.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY DUE TO WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS. ANY OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED TODAY.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
403 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM TODAY FOR
STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
ALL AREAS...

IAZ300-301-MNZ900-NEZ249-SDZ255>258-301715-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.W.0006.150330T1700Z-150331T0100Z/
NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN-
IOWA GREAT LAKES/ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX BASINS-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-
MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
403 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 249...255... 256...257...258...300...301 AND 900...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 300...NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND
  FLOYD RIVER BASIN. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301...IOWA GREAT LAKES AND
  THE ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX RIVER BASINS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  900...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 249...EXTREME
  NORTHEAST NEBRASKA. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 255...LOWER BRULE AND LAKE
  ANDES. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 256...MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 257...MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 258...LOWER JAMES AND BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEYS.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED NORTH OF
  INTERSTATE 90 FROM EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA INTO SOUTHWEST
  MINNESOTA.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 15
  PERCENT THROUGH THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY...TO 20 TO 22 PERCENT
  FROM EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA INTO SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
339 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE DANGER TODAY...

.A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THIS MORNING PRODUCING DEEP MIXING DURING
THE AFTERNOON...TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S AND HUMIDITY BELOW 15
PERCENT.

NEZ204-206-208-209-310200-
/O.NEW.KLBF.FW.W.0011.150330T1600Z-150331T0200Z/
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-LOUP RIVERS BASIN-
339 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 /239 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE EASTERN PANHANDLE...SANDHILLS...
NIOBRARA VALLEY AND LOUP RIVER BASINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM
MDT/ THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 204 EASTERN
  PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 206
  SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/ SAMUEL R
  MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 208 NIOBRARA
  VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 209 LOUP RIVERS
  BASIN.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY RANGE FIRE MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BURN OUT OF
  CONTROL AND EXHIBIT EXTREME BURNING 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 WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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