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  • Fire Weather Watch for Sherman County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 4:31 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 9 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS331 PM MDT TUE MAR 15 2011...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDDAY WEDNESDAY THROUGHWEDNESDAY EVENING....DISCUSSION...LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS BREEZY SOUTHWESTWINDS WILL BRING IN DRY AIR...WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUESAPPROACHING 15 PERCENT...FROM THE SOUTHWEST INTO AN ALREADY DRYENVIRONMENT. MODELS CONTINUE TO DISAGREE AS TO WHETHER THE WINDSWILL REACH ABOVE 20 MPH. HOWEVER DUE TO THE DRY CONDITIONS ALREADYIN PLACE...THE ENVIRONMENT IS PRECONDITIONED FOR EXPLOSIVE FIREGROWTH.THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RECOVER WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BUT WILLDROP EVEN FURTHER THURSDAY AS STRONGER SOUTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE TOBRING DRY AIR INTO THE AREA.COZ252>254-KSZ001-002-013-014-027-028-041-042-NEZ079-080-160945-/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.A.0001.110316T1700Z-110317T0200Z/YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-SHERMAN-THOMAS-WALLACE-LOGAN-GREELEY-WICHITA-DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-331 PM MDT TUE MAR 15 2011 /431 PM CDT TUE MAR 15 2011/...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGHWEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE ZONES001...002...013...014...027...028...041...042...079...080...252...253 AND 254...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A FIREWEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGHWEDNESDAY EVENING.* AFFECTED AREA: IN COLORADO...FIRE ZONE 252 YUMA...FIRE ZONE 253 KITCARSON...FIRE ZONE 254 CHEYENNE CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE ZONE 001CHEYENNE KS...FIRE ZONE 002 RAWLINS...FIRE ZONE 013SHERMAN...FIRE ZONE 014 THOMAS...FIRE ZONE 027 WALLACE...FIREZONE 028 LOGAN...FIRE ZONE 041 GREELEY...FIRE ZONE 042 WICHITA.IN NEBRASKA...FIRE ZONE 079 DUNDY...FIRE ZONE 080 HITCHCOCK.* WIND: SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.* HUMIDITY: 15 TO 25 PERCENT.* IMPACTS: LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS WILL CREATEEXPLOSIVE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLERED FLAG WARNINGS.&&$$HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GOODLAND

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