Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
357 AM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

KSZ061-062-074>076-084>089-181700-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.W.0029.180418T1900Z-180419T0100Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-
Clark-Comanche-
357 AM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018 /257 AM MDT Wed Apr 18 2018/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM CDT /1 PM MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...062...074...075...
076...084...085...086...087...088 AND 089...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag
Warning For wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 2 PM CDT /1 PM MDT/ this afternoon to 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
this evening.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...
  Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...
   Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell...
   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 and Fire Weather Zone
  089 Comanche.

* Winds...North 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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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For more information from NOAA/National weather service visit...
http://weather.gov/ddc



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