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County,
Red Flag Warning issued April 01 at 11:30PM CDT until April 02 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
.A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHWEST KANSAS
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW HUMIDITY ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SOUTH OF THE FRONT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS
FOR A PART OF FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS AND FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID AND UPPER 70S.
* IMPACTS...VERY AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES
QUICKLY GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.

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