Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1138 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...

.BREEZY SOUTH WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN
KANSAS.

KSZ084-180045-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0009.150417T1900Z-150418T0100Z/
MORTON-
1138 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON.

* WINDS...SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 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 WILL SHORTLY. 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/DDC (ALL LOWER CASE)


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