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Fire Weather Watch issued March 04 at 11:43AM CST until March 05 at 7:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: noon on Monday, March 5, 2018
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely This Afternoon and
Monday Afternoons...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005,
017, 082 AND 083...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005, 017, 082 AND 083...
* AFFECTED AREA...In Kansas, Fire Weather Zone 005 Phillips and
Fire Weather Zone 017 Rooks. In Nebraska, Fire Weather Zone
082 Furnas and Fire Weather Zone 083 Harlan.
* WINDS...Today: South 20 to 30 with gusts to 35 mph. Monday
Northwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* TIMING...Red Flag Warning, Sunday afternoon and early evening.
Fire Weather Watch, Monday afternoon and early evening.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 16 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will spread quickly and be
difficult to control, exhibiting extreme fire behavior.

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