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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:09 PM MST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 030... 043... 044... 045... 061... 062... 063... 074... 075... 076...
077... 084... 085 and 086...

* affected area... in Kansas... fire weather zone 030 Trego... fire
weather zone 031 Ellis... fire weather zone 043 Scott... fire
weather zone 044 Lane... fire weather zone 045 Ness... fire
weather zone 046 rush... fire weather zone 061 Hamilton... fire
weather zone 062 Kearny... fire weather zone 063 Finney... fire
weather zone 064 Hodgeman... fire weather zone 065 Pawnee...
fire weather zone 066 Stafford... fire weather zone 074
Stanton... fire weather zone 075 Grant... fire weather zone 076
Haskell... fire weather zone 077 gray... fire weather zone 078
Ford... fire weather zone 084 Morton... fire weather zone 085
Stevens... fire weather zone 086 Seward... fire weather zone 087
Meade and fire weather zone 088 Clark.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... 15 to 25 percent.

* Temperatures... mid 70s.

* Impacts... any fires that start will exhibit extreme fire
behavior and spread rapidly. Extreme care should be taken to
avoid the start of wildfires.

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.




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