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Red Flag Warning issued January 30 at 10:30AM CST until January 30 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: noon on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018
Expires: 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

...Critical Fire Danger This Afternoon...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 066 Stafford...
Fire Weather Zone 078 Ford...Fire Weather Zone 079 Edwards...
Fire Weather Zone 080 Kiowa...Fire Weather Zone 081 Pratt...
Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade...Fire Weather Zone 088 Clark...
Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche and Fire Weather Zone 090
Barber.
* Winds...South to southwest 20 to 30 mph, gusts near 40 mph.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 13%.
* Impacts...Long term, worsening drought conditions have resulted
in widespread extremely dry, dormant fuels. Any fire that
ignites this afternoon would potentially spread very rapidly.

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