Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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

KSZ063-077-078-190100-
/O.EXA.KDDC.FW.W.0029.180418T1900Z-180419T0100Z/
Finney-Gray-Ford-
133 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 063...
077 AND 078...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag
Warning For wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...
  Fire Weather Zone 077 Gray and Fire Weather Zone 078 Ford.

* Winds...North 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 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.

&&

$$

KSZ061-062-074>076-084>089-190100-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0029.180418T1900Z-180419T0100Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-
Clark-Comanche-
133 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018 /1233 PM MDT Wed Apr 18 2018/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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...

* 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 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 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.

&&

$$

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



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