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County,
Red Flag Warning issued April 16 at 11:49AM CDT until April 16 at 6:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:49 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Expires: 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITIES...STRONG WINDS AND CRITICAL FUELS FOR
NORTHEAST...EAST CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 009 WASHINGTON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 010 MARSHALL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 NEMAHA...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 BROWN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLAY...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 RILEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023
POTTAWATOMIE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 024 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 026 JEFFERSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 DICKINSON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 036 GEARY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 MORRIS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 038 WABAUNSEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039 SHAWNEE...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 DOUGLAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 054 LYON...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 OSAGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056 FRANKLIN...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 058 COFFEY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 059
ANDERSON.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TIMING...HUMIDITIES WILL CONTINUE TO DROP OFF THIS AFTERNOON.
SOUTH WINDS GRADUALLY SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON FROM WEST
TO EAST.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.
* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY...SPREAD FURIOUSLY AND BURN
INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. ALL OUTDOOR
BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

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