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  • Fire Weather Watch for Washington County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 3:54 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS354 AM CDT SAT NOV 6 2010KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-062200-/O.CON.KTOP.FW.A.0003.101107T1800Z-101108T0000Z/REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-354 AM CDT SAT NOV 6 2010...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FORCRITICAL FUEL CONDITIONS...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FORFIRE WEATHER ZONES 008...009...010...011...012...020...021...022...023...024...026...034...035...036...037...038...039...040...054...055...056...058 AND 059...* AFFECTED AREA...NORTHEAST...EAST CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRALKANSAS.* WIND...AFTERNOON WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE INTO THE 20MPH RANGE WITH FREQUENT GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON MIXING WILL BRING DRY AIR TO THESURFACE...AND DROP AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLERED FLAG WARNINGS.&&$$WOLTERS

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