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Red Flag Warning issued April 23 at 8:18AM CDT until April 23 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 8:18 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Expires: 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...
.VERY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A DRYLINE ACROSS
EXTREME SOUTHWEST KANSAS TODAY. THIS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
FOR FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON AND FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 085 STEVENS.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TIMING...1 PM THROUGH 8 PM.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 80S.
* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN RAPIDLY BECOME OUT OF CONTROL.

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