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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 11:15 AM CDT Sep. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 001... 002... 003... 004... 013... 014... 015... 016... 027... 028...
029... 041... 042... 079... 080 and 081...

* affected area... in Kansas... fire weather zone 001 Cheyenne...
fire weather zone 002 Rawlins... fire weather zone 003
Decatur... fire weather zone 004 Norton... fire weather zone
013 Sherman... fire weather zone 014 Thomas... fire weather
zone 015 Sheridan... fire weather zone 016 Graham... fire
weather zone 027 Wallace... fire weather zone 028 Logan... fire
weather zone 029 Gove... fire weather zone 041 Greeley and fire
weather zone 042 Wichita. In Nebraska... fire weather zone 079
Dundy... fire weather zone 080 Hitchcock and fire weather zone
081 Red Willow.

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 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.




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