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  • Extreme Fire Danger for Washington County, Kansas
  • ...EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY...
  • Effective: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 1:10 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 9:15 p.m.
  • RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT...UPDATEDNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS1210 PM CST THU FEB 17 2011KSZ009-180215-WASHINGTON-1210 PM CST THU FEB 17 2011...EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY...THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE VERY HIGH CATEGORYTHIS AFTERNOON.EXTREME FIRE DANGER MEANS THAT FIRES START QUICKLY...SPREADFURIOUSLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS.ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN AREAS WITH EXTREME FIREDANGER.FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FLINT HILLS SMOKE MANAGEMENT PLANPLEASE VISIT KSFIRE.ORG$$GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEXNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS1152 AM CST THU FEB 17 2011THE GFDI DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR PRECIPITATION THAT OCCURS WITHINTHE HOUR PRECEDING ANY GIVEN FORECAST HOUR BELOW OR ANY SNOW ONTHE GROUND AT THE FORECAST HOUR. PLEASE MAKE APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENTS.GFDI SCALE:(L) LOW 0 TO 2(M) MODERATE 3 TO 7(H) HIGH 8 TO 19(V) VERY HIGH 20 TO 49(X) EXTREME 50+(-) MISSING

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