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County,
Red Flag Warning issued March 16 at 6:57PM CDT until March 16 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 6:57 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015
Expires: 9 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING ISSUED FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS...
.AN EXTREMELY DRY AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE. COMBINED WITH DRY
VEGETATION AND BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS...THIS WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR FIRES.
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 007...017...
018...019...077...086 AND 087...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 JEWELL...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ROOKS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE
AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MITCHELL. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 077 FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 NUCKOLLS AND FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 087 THAYER.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DROPPING TO 5 TO 10 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...BE
POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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