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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 12:26 PM CDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 003... 004...
015... 016... 029 and 081...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Thursday.

* Affected area... in Kansas... fire weather zone 003 Decatur...
fire weather zone 004 Norton... fire weather zone 015
Sheridan... fire weather zone 016 Graham and fire weather zone
029 Gove. In Nebraska... fire weather zone 081 Red Willow.

* Winds... south 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 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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