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  • Red Flag Warning for Gove County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 1:12 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS1112 AM MST THU FEB 17 2011...VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THURSDAY AFTERNOON...COZ254-KSZ004-013>016-027>029-041-042-180000-/O.CON.KGLD.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-110218T0000Z/CHEYENNE CO-NORTON-SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-1112 AM MST THU FEB 17 2011 /1212 PM CST THU FEB 17 2011/...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST /6 PM CST/THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE ZONES004...013...014...015...016...027...028...029...041...042 AND254...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST /6 PM CST/THIS AFTERNOON.* AFFECTED AREA: IN COLORADO...FIRE ZONE 254 CHEYENNE CO. INKANSAS...FIRE ZONE 004 NORTON...FIRE ZONE 013 SHERMAN...FIREZONE 014 THOMAS...FIRE ZONE 015 SHERIDAN...FIRE ZONE 016GRAHAM...FIRE ZONE 027 WALLACE...FIRE ZONE 028 LOGAN...FIREZONE 029 GOVE...FIRE ZONE 041 GREELEY...FIRE ZONE 042WICHITA.* WIND: WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH AT 10TO 25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THEAREA. WINDS MAY BRIEFLY WEAKEN BEHIND THE FRONT...BUT AREEXPECTED TO PICK UP AGAIN LATER IN THE AFTERNOON.* HUMIDITY: RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT AREEXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.* IMPACTS: DRY VEGETATION WILL COMBINE WITH WARM TEMPERATURESSTRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO PRODUCECONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR ARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OFSTRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILLCREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.&&$$HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GOODLAND

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