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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1047 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...

.A DRY AIRMASS OVER THE REGION WILL BRING HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE
25 TO 35 PERCENT RANGE WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...WEDNESDAY. THE COMBINED WIND AND DRY
AIR WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS OVER WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI INTO EXTREME SOUTHEAST
KANSAS.

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>057-066>069-077>080-088>090-093-094-101-
161200-
/O.CON.KSGF.FW.A.0005.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-
HICKORY-CAMDEN-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-MCDONALD-
1047 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
OVER WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI INTO EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS...

* 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 40 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
801 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

KSZ010>012-022>024-026-036>040-054>056-058-059-160915-
/O.CON.KTOP.FW.A.0004.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-GEARY-
MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-
ANDERSON-
801 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
...AND DRY FUELS FOR NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MARSHALL...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 011 NEMAHA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 BROWN...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 022 RILEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 POTTAWATOMIE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 024 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 026 JEFFERSON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 GEARY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 MORRIS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 WABAUNSEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039
  SHAWNEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 DOUGLAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  054 LYON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 OSAGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
  FRANKLIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 058 COFFEY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  059 ANDERSON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP OFF QUICKLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
  WITH ALREADY GUSTY WINDS AT DAWN PEAKING IN THE LATE MORNING
  INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
653 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

KSZ053-069>072-093>096-098>100-161500-
/O.CON.KICT.FW.A.0010.140416T1600Z-140416T2300Z/
CHASE-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-
CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
653 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 053...069...070...071...072...093...094...
095...096...098...099 AND 100...

* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST.

* TIMING...THE GREATEST FIRE WEATHER RISK IS FROM 10 AM
  WEDNESDAY UNTIL 6 PM.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 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 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 KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
423 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY...

.A VERY DRY AND WARM AIRMASS IS EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD EASTERN
KANSAS AND NORTHERN AND WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI RESULTING IN RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING BELOW 25 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.
THIS COUPLED WITH VERY STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH WILL
INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE
REGION.

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-160530-
/O.NEW.KEAX.FW.A.0003.140416T1600Z-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-
423 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR VERY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
VALUES 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...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS
ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR VERY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY VALUES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* 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 40 MPH.

* TIMING...HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP QUICKLY BY LATE MORNING WITH
  HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING BELOW 30 PERCENT BY 11 AM AND BELOW 25
  PERCENT FROM 1 PM THROUGH 6 PM.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 50S TO UPPER 60S.

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

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.

&&

$$

MJ


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
615 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-161200-
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-
615 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MOST OF EASTERN NEBRASKA AND
PARTS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL LIKELY REACH THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY AT MOST LOCATIONS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT OR WEDNESDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
345 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-162045-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
345 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

 ELEVATED FROST RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  AREAS OF FROST ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI AND THE EASTERN OZARKS
  MAINLY SOUTHEAST OF A SPRINGFIELD TO ROLLA LINE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

  GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS TO AROUND 35 TO 40 MPH WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
  SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND WESTERN MISSOURI WEDNESDAY.

  THESE WINDS ALONG WITH A DRY AIRMASS WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED
  TO SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK WEDNESDAY. THIS MEANS THAT ANY
  FIRES COULD QUICKLY SPREAD.

  A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSOURI AND
  SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS ON SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH
OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

HATCH

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