Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1204 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015


KSZ005-NEZ041-048-062-074-075-084-150100-
/O.EXA.KGID.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150415T0100Z/
PHILLIPS-NANCE-MERRICK-HALL-KEARNEY-ADAMS-FRANKLIN-
1204 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...041...
048...062...074...075 AND 084...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 PHILLIPS. IN
  NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 NANCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048
  MERRICK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 062 HALL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074
  KEARNEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 ADAMS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  084 FRANKLIN.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WITH SPEEDS AROUND 20 MPH AND GUSTS OF 25
  TO 30 MPH ARE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...IN THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT MIGHT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...
  BE POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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.

&&

$$

NEZ039-040-046-047-060-061-072-073-082-083-150100-
/O.CON.KGID.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150415T0100Z/
VALLEY-GREELEY-SHERMAN-HOWARD-DAWSON-BUFFALO-GOSPER-PHELPS-FURNAS-
HARLAN-
1204 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 039...
040...046...047...060...061...072...073...082 AND 083...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039 VALLEY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 GREELEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046
  SHERMAN... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 047 HOWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  060 DAWSON... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 BUFFALO...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 072 GOSPER... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 073 PHELPS...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 082 FURNAS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 083 HARLAN.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WITH SPEEDS AROUND 20 MPH AND GUSTS OF 25
  TO 30 MPH ARE FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...IN THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT MIGHT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...
  BE POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
  FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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.

&&

$$



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