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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 11:40 PM MST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Monday evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity
for fire weather zones 030... 031... 043... 044... 045... 046... 061...
062... 063... 064... 074... 075... 076... 077... 078... 084... 085...
086 and 087...

* affected area... in Kansas... fire weather zone 030 Trego... fire
weather zone 031 Ellis... fire weather zone 043 Scott... fire
weather zone 044 Lane... fire weather zone 045 Ness... fire
weather zone 046 rush... fire weather zone 061 Hamilton... fire
weather zone 062 Kearny... fire weather zone 063 Finney... fire
weather zone 064 Hodgeman... fire weather zone 074 Stanton...
fire weather zone 075 Grant... fire weather zone 076 Haskell...
fire weather zone 077 gray... fire weather zone 078 Ford... fire
weather zone 084 Morton... fire weather zone 085 Stevens... fire
weather zone 086 Seward and fire weather zone 087 Meade.

* Winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 percent.

* Temperatures... in the lower to mid 60s.

* Impacts... any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Ongoing drought has resulted in standing,
very dry grasses that favor rapidly spreading wildfires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.





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