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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
312 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-070915-
Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
312 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020 /412 AM CDT Sat Jun 6 2020/

This hazardous weather outlook is for extreme southwest Nebraska...
northwest Kansas and east central Colorado.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

A High Wind Warning for wind gusts as high as 60 mph is in effect
for portions of eastern Colorado and extreme western Kansas this
afternoon and evening, mainly along and west of Highway 27.

Areas of blowing dust could occur in northeast Colorado and adjacent
Nebraska/Kansas counties this afternoon/evening. Travelers could be
impacted with reduced visibility at times.

A Red Flag Warning for extreme fire weather conditions is in effect
for Yuma, Kit Carson, and Cheyenne counties in eastern Colorado from
late this morning through early this evening.

Additionally, isolated severe thunderstorms are possible in
northeast Colorado and adjacent Kansas and Nebraska border counties
during the late afternoon and evening hours, mainly between 3 pm and
10 pm MDT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

A Red Flag Warning for extreme fire weather conditions is in effect
from late Sunday morning into Sunday evening for Yuma, Kit Carson,
and Cheyenne counties in eastern Colorado.

Patchy blowing dust is possible Sunday afternoon and could impact
area travelers as winds could gust up to 35 to 45 mph.

There are Marginal/slight Risk areas in the region for severe weather
late Monday afternoon into the evening. The main focus will be
locales east of the Colorado border/north of Interstate 70.

Dry conditions through much of next week could produce elevated to
near critical fire weather conditions across portions of the
forecast area mainly south of Interstate 70 and west of the eastern
Colorado border each afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required later today. Please send any
reports to the National Weather Service.

$$



High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
211 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020

COZ090>092-NEZ079-062130-
/O.CON.KGLD.HW.W.0004.200606T1800Z-200607T0300Z/
Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Dundy-
Including the cities of Yuma, Wray, Burlington, Arapahoe,
Cheyenne Wells, and Benkelman
211 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...South winds sustained at 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to
  60 mph.

* WHERE...In Nebraska, Dundy County. In Colorado, Yuma County,
  Kit Carson County and Cheyenne County Counties.

* WHEN...From noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Winds of this magnitude may down trees, power lines,
  and damage property. High winds will also create dangerous
  travel conditions, particularly along Interstate 70 in Eastern
  Colorado where the combination of strong southerly winds and
  ongoing drought conditions suggest that blowing dust is
  possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Southerly winds will increase to 30 to 40
  mph late this morning, further increasing to 40 to 50 mph and
  gusting up to 60 mph by early afternoon. Strong winds may
  persist well into this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
205 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020

...Dangerous Fire Weather conditions in Eastern Colorado this
weekend...

COZ252>254-062130-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0011.200606T1700Z-200607T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0012.200607T1700Z-200608T0300Z/
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-
205 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 252...253 AND 254...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
252...253 AND 254...

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma...
  Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson and Fire Weather Zone 254
  Cheyenne.

* Winds...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 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 are imminent. 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/gld




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
205 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020

...Dangerous Fire Weather conditions in Eastern Colorado this
weekend...

COZ252>254-062130-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0011.200606T1700Z-200607T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0012.200607T1700Z-200608T0300Z/
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-
205 AM MDT Sat Jun 6 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 252...253 AND 254...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
252...253 AND 254...

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma...
  Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson and Fire Weather Zone 254
  Cheyenne.

* Winds...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 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 are imminent. 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/gld




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