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Fire Weather Watch issued March 21 at 4:16AM CDT until March 22 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:16 a.m. on Monday, March 21, 2016
Expires: 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

...CRITICAL WILDFIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...
.INCREASING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL RESULT IN VERY WARM
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ACROSS
SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL KANSAS.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 030...031...043...044...045 AND 046...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
* 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 AND FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 046 RUSH.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START WILL HAVE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT ADVISED.

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