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Fire Weather Watch issued April 13 at 10:52PM CDT until April 14 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 10:52 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2015
Expires: 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY...
.STRONG SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TUESDAY
MORNING...LASTING INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. IN ADDITION...
RECENT COLD FRONT PASSAGE HAS FORCED ALL MOISTURE TO THE SOUTH
AND MOISTURE RETURN SHOULD BE DELAYED UNTIL TUESDAY NIGHT.
THEREFORE...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP. LOCATIONS WITHIN THE WATCH HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEE
MOISTURE RETURN EARLIER SO UNTIL THIS IS RESOLVED...A WATCH WAS
PREFERRED OVER A RED FLAG WARNING.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 002...003...004...013...014...027 AND 041...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 RAWLINS...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 DECATUR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 NORTON...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014
THOMAS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 WALLACE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
041 GREELEY.
* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR FIRES SHOULD BE AVOIDED AS FIRES MAY
GROW AND SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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