Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1216 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015


KSZ002>004-013>016-027-041-150200-
/O.EXA.KGLD.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150415T0200Z/
RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-
GREELEY-
1216 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/ THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
002... 003...004...013...014...015...016...027 AND 041...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...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 AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 041 GREELEY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...NOW THROUGH 8 PM MDT (9 PM CDT).

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.

* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR FIRES SHOULD BE AVOIDED AS FIRES WILL
  GROW AND SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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.

&&

$$

COZ252>254-KSZ001-NEZ079>081-150200-
/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150415T0200Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-
RED WILLOW-
1216 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 001...079...080...081...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 CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 CHEYENNE KS. IN
  NEBRASKA... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 DUNDY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  080 HITCHCOCK AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 081 RED WILLOW.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR FIRES SHOULD BE AVOIDED AS FIRES WILL
  GROW AND SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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 (ALL LOWER CASE)



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