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Fire Weather Watch issued October 26 at 1:46PM CDT until October 27 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
Expires: 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Possible Friday...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 005, 017, 060, 072, 073, 082 AND 083...
The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.
* AFFECTED AREA...In Kansas, Fire Weather Zone 005 Phillips and
Fire Weather Zone 017 Rooks. In Nebraska, Fire Weather Zone
060 Dawson, Fire Weather Zone 072 Gosper, Fire Weather Zone
073 Phelps, Fire Weather Zone 082 Furnas and Fire Weather Zone
083 Harlan.
* WINDS...Sustained from the north-northwest 20 to 25 MPH and
gusting up to around 35 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Despite cool temperatures, relative humidity
will still drop to between 15 and 20 percent.
* TIMING...Friday afternoon and early evening.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that occur may spread rapidly and be
difficult to contain. Use caution if engaging in activities
that could ignite a fire.

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