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Fire Weather Watch issued April 03 at 3:28AM CDT until April 04 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:28 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015
Expires: 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR CRITICAL FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND WINDY CONDITIONS
FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR CRITICAL FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND WINDY CONDITIONS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 REPUBLIC...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 009 WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MARSHALL...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 020 CLOUD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLAY...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 022 RILEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 OTTAWA AND FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 035 DICKINSON.
* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES COMBINE TO CAUSE
EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING HOURS.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES RANGE BETWEEN 15 AND
20 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S.
* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL
OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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