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Red Flag Warning issued December 11 at 2:26PM CST until December 11 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 2:26 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017
Expires: 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

...Critical fire weather conditions and strong northwest winds
will persist for the remainder of this afternoon...
...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST /6 PM CST/
THIS AFTERNOON FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...013...014...
027...028...029...041...042...079...080...252...253 AND 254...
* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma...
Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson and Fire Weather Zone 254
Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 001 Cheyenne...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 015
Sheridan...Fire Weather Zone 016 Graham...Fire Weather Zone
027 Wallace...Fire Weather Zone 028 Logan...Fire Weather Zone
029 Gove...Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley and Fire Weather Zone
042 Wichita. In Nebraska...Fire Weather Zone 079 Dundy...Fire
Weather Zone 080 Hitchcock and Fire Weather Zone 081 Red
Willow.
* Winds...Northwest at 25 to 35 mph with gusts as high as 50 to
55 mph.
* Relative Humidity...Around 15 percent.
* Temperatures...Mid 50s to lower 60s.
* Impacts...Any fires that start today will exhibit extreme
behavior and rapidly spread out of control. Outdoor burning is
highly discouraged. Areas of blowing dust and locally reduced
visibilities can also be expected.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will
result in extreme fire behavior.

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