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County,
Red Flag Warning issued March 16 at 9:52AM CDT until March 16 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 9:52 a.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING ISSUED FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...
.AN EXTREMELY DRY AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE. COMBINED WITH DRY
VEGETATION AND BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS...THIS WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR FIRES.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...
007...017...018...019...049...064...076...077...085...086 AND
087...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 SMITH...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 007 JEWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ROOKS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MITCHELL.
IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 049 POLK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
064 YORK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077
FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 WEBSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
086 NUCKOLLS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 THAYER.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DROPPING TO 5 TO 10 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...BE
POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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