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  • Red Flag Warning for Marshall County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 3:27 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS227 AM CST SUN NOV 7 2010KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-080000-/O.CON.KTOP.FW.W.0005.101107T1800Z-101108T0000Z/REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-227 AM CST SUN NOV 7 2010...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CSTTHIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 008...009...010...011...012...020...021...022...023...024...026...034...035...036...037...038...039...040...054...055...056...058 AND059...* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...NORTHEAST...EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHCENTRAL.* WIND...SUNDAY AFTERNOON WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE INTOTHE 20 TO 25 MPH RANGE WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 35 MPH.* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON MIXING WILL BRING DRY AIR TO THESURFACE...AND DROP IN AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY INTO THEUPPER TEENS.* IMPACTS...THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITHCRITICALLY DRY AND CURED VEGETATION TO PRODUCE THE POTENTIALOF EXTREMELY DANGEROUS FIRE BEHAVIOR...WITH RAPID GROWTH ANDRAPID SPREAD POTENTIAL.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSWILL OCCUR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...STRONGWINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATEEXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.&&$$BLAIR

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