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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:24 AM CST on February 18, 2018

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 18, 2018


... Red flag warning in effect until 7 PM CST this evening for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 005,
017 and 018...

The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
until 7 PM CST this evening.

* Affected area... in Kansas, fire weather zone 005 Phillips,
fire weather zone 017 Rooks and fire weather zone 018 Osborne.

* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... this afternoon to 7 PM this evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 18 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that occur will spread rapidly, be difficult
to contain and will exhibit extreme fire behavior. Use caution
if engaging in activities that could start a fire.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.




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