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Fire Weather Watch issued March 28 at 3:19PM CDT until March 29 at 6:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:19 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015
Expires: 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015

...CRITICAL OR NEAR-CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
.A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE FRONT...TRANSPORTING VERY
DRY AIR INTO THE REGION. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR DURING THE
MORNING HOURS WHILE THE LOWEST HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL OCCUR DURING
THE AFTERNOON. THERE REMAINS UNCERTAINTY REGARDING WHERE WINDS
AND LOWEST HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL OVERLAP FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 HOURS.
ALL THOSE WITH INTEREST IN THIS SITUATION SHOULD MONITOR LATER
FORECASTS.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...007...018...019...
039...040...041...046...047...048...049...061...062...063...064...
074...075...076...077...084...085...086 AND 087...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* 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 039 VALLEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 GREELEY...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 041 NANCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 047 HOWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048 MERRICK...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 049 POLK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 BUFFALO...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 062 HALL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 064 YORK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 KEARNEY...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 075 ADAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 077 FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 FRANKLIN...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 085 WEBSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 NUCKOLLS AND
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 THAYER.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT MIGHT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...
BE POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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