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County,
Red Flag Warning issued March 16 at 2:28PM CDT until March 16 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2:28 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND WEST
CENTRAL AND CENTRAL MISSOURI...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 073 BOURBON. IN
MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 066 VERNON.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* TIMING...THE LOWEST HUMIDITY AND STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR
DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS TODAY.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 24 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID AND UPPER 70S.
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
RESULT IN WEATHER CONDITIONS CONDUCIVE TO THE RAPID GROWTH AND
SPREAD OF OUTDOOR FIRES...ESPECIALLY IN AREA GRASSLANDS.

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