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Fire Weather Watch issued October 23 at 8:04PM CDT until October 24 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
Expires: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

...CRITICAL OR NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005, 017, 018, 082 AND 083...
* AFFECTED AREA...In Kansas, Fire Weather Zone 005 Phillips,
Fire Weather Zone 017 Rooks and Fire Weather Zone 018 Osborne.
In Nebraska, Fire Weather Zone 082 Furnas and Fire Weather
Zone 083 Harlan.
* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* TIMING...Tuesday afternoon.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 20 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that occur will spread rapidly...be
difficult to contain...and will exhibit extreme fire behavior.
Use caution if engaging in activities that could start a fire.

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