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Fire Weather Watch issued May 18 at 12:27PM CDT until May 19 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 12:27 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Monday, May 19, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MONDAY...
.GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND HOT TEMPERATURES MAY RESULT
IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
KANSAS MONDAY.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...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 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN AROUND
NOON AND CONTINUE UNTIL 9 PM CDT.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S.
* IMPACTS...FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL WILL BE VERY HIGH AND ANY OUT
DOOR BURNING COULD QUICKLY GROW OUT OF CONTROL.

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