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  • RedFlag Warning for Grant County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 3:15 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, April 5, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS315 PM CDT SUN APR 4 2010...CRITICAL FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AFTERNOON....WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS BYLATE MORNING. FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BECOME VERY DANGEROUSDURING THE AFTERNOON AS VERY STRONG WINDS AND DRY AIR MIX DOWNFROM ALOFT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE MARKEDLY AROUND SUNSET.KSZ043-061>063-074>077-084>087-050300-/O.UPG.KDDC.FW.A.0005.100405T1800Z-100406T0000Z//O.NEW.KDDC.FW.W.0006.100405T1800Z-100406T0000Z/SCOTT-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-315 PM CDT SUN APR 4 2010 /215 PM MDT SUN APR 4 2010/...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ TO 7 PMCDT /6 PM MDT/ MONDAY...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAGWARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ TO 7 PM CDT/6 PM MDT/ MONDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING FIRE WEATHER ZONES...IN KANSAS...43...61...62...63...74...75...76...77...84...85...86...87SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS MONDAYAND REACH 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 50 MPH DURING THEAFTERNOON. AS TEMPERATURES RISE THROUGH THE 80S DURING THEAFTERNOON...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL FALL BELOW 15 PERCENT WITHSOME AREAS DROPPING BELOW 10 PERCENT.SUCH WARM...WINDY...AND DRY WEATHER IS FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIREGROWTH AND SPREAD.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVEHUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTHPOTENTIAL.$$WRIGHT

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