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County,
Red Flag Warning issued April 04 at 4:17AM CDT until April 04 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:17 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015
Expires: 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...
.GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE INTO THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST KANSAS BY THIS AFTERNOON. WITH A DRY AIRMASS IN
PLACE...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WITH AFTERNOON
HEATING. THESE FACTORS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 030...031...043...044...045...046...062...063...
064...065...066...075...076...077...078...079...080...081...085...
086...087...088...089 AND 090...
* 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 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 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076
HASKELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078
FORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 EDWARDS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 080
KIOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 081 PRATT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085
STEVENS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087
MEADE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088 CLARK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 089
COMANCHE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 090 BARBER.
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S TO AROUND 70.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY AND BE
DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

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