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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1134 AM CST Fri Feb 26 2021


KSZ061>063-074>077-084>087-270145-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.W.0004.210227T1800Z-210228T0000Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Morton-Stevens-
Seward-Meade-
1134 AM CST Fri Feb 26 2021 /1034 AM MST Fri Feb 26 2021/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM MST/ TO 6 PM
CST /5 PM MST/ SATURDAY FOR STRONG/GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...062...063...074...075...076...077...084...
085...086 AND 087...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag
Warning FOR strong/gusty winds and low relative humidity, which
is in effect from noon CST /11 AM MST/ to 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
Saturday.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...
  Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...
  Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...
  Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell...Fire Weather Zone 077 Gray...
  Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens...
  Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward and Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade.

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing...12 PM CST through 6 PM CST

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures...In the mid 60s to low 70s.

* 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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