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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...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006, 007, 018, 019, 084 AND 085...
* AFFECTED AREA...In Kansas, Fire Weather Zone 006 Smith, Fire
Weather Zone 007 Jewell, Fire Weather Zone 018 Osborne and
Fire Weather Zone 019 Mitchell. In Nebraska, Fire Weather Zone
084 Franklin and Fire Weather Zone 085 Webster.
* WINDS...Northwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* TIMING...Monday afternoon and early evening.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 17 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will spread quickly and be
difficult to control, exhibiting extreme fire behavior.

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