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  • Fire Weather Watch for Osborne County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:54 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE354 PM CST WED FEB 16 2011...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON...KSZ005-017-018-171000-/O.NEW.KGID.FW.A.0001.110217T1800Z-110218T0000Z/PHILLIPS-ROOKS-OSBORNE-354 PM CST WED FEB 16 2011...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTYWINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...017 AND 018...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A FIREWEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM CST THURSDAYAFTERNOON.* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 PHILLIPS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ROOKS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE.* WESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS ONTHURSDAY...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS NEAR 20 MPH AND GUSTS OF 25 MPHEXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.* AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR OR LESS THAN 20 PERCENTARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.* UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...IN COMBINATION WITH LOWRELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...STRONG WINDS...AND DRY FUELS..MAYPROMOTE EXPLOSIVE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLERED FLAG WARNINGS.&&$$SR

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