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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 9:22 AM CDT on March 30, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 30, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM
CDT this evening for dry conditions and winds around 20
mph for fire weather zones 001... 002... 003... 004... 005... 011... 012...
013... 020... 025 and 102...

The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has
issued a red flag warning for dry conditions and winds around 20
mph... which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this
evening.

* Affected area... in Kansas... fire weather zone 025 Atchison KS
and fire weather zone 102 Doniphan. In Missouri... fire weather
zone 001 Atchison MO... fire weather zone 002 Nodaway... fire
weather zone 003 Worth... fire weather zone 004 Gentry... fire
weather zone 005 Harrison... fire weather zone 011 Holt... fire
weather zone 012 Andrew... fire weather zone 013 De Kalb and
fire weather zone 020 Buchanan.

* Winds... southwest at 15-20 mph with higher gusts

* timing... afternoon hours

* relative humidity... relative himidity values bewteen 20-25 percent

* temperatures... lower to middle 70s

* impacts... the combination of the dry and breezy conditions
will bring very high to extreme fire growth potential to the
area. Any fires that ignite this afternoon will have the
necessary ingredients... including dry fuels such as native
grasses and brush piles... to spread very quickly. Outdoor
burning is strongly discouraged on Monday.

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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