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Red Flag Warning issued March 29 at 4:12AM CDT until March 29 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:12 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 REPUBLIC...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 020 CLOUD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 034 OTTAWA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 DICKINSON.
* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 MPH ARE LIKELY.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 PERCENT.
* TIMING...STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD...WITH THE
STRONGEST GUSTS BETWEEN 10 AM AND 2 PM. ONE PERIOD OF 20 TO 30
PERCENT RH IS EXPECTED BETWEEN 11 AM AND 1 PM...WITH A SLIGHT
INCREASE AFTER 1 PM...BEFORE REACHING THE LOWEST RH BETWEEN 4 PM
AND 7 PM.
* TEMPERATURES...MIDDLE TO UPPER 60S.
* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL
OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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