Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
946 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE DANGER LIKELY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING...

NEZ060-072-073-082-083-141200-
/O.CON.KGID.FW.W.0011.150414T1700Z-150415T0100Z/
DAWSON-GOSPER-PHELPS-FURNAS-HARLAN-
946 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT
TUESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
060...072...073...082 AND 083...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 060 DAWSON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 072 GOSPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 073 PHELPS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 082 FURNAS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 083 HARLAN.

* WIND...SUSTAINED FROM THE SOUTH-SOUTHEAST AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS GENERALLY 25 TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

* 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.

&&

$$

ROSSI


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