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County,
Red Flag Warning issued May 07 at 12:04PM CDT until May 07 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 12:04 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Expires: 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY...
.A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH TODAY WITH A VERY WARM AND VERY DRY
AIR MASS SPREADING OVER THE AREA. AS A SURFACE LOW STRENGTHENS
OVER EASTERN COLORADO...WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP. WIDESPREAD
SIGNIFICANT RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY SOUTH OF A LENORA
KANSAS TO FLAGLER COLORADO LINE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. CALLS
TO FIRE WEATHER PARTNERS MONDAY CONCLUDED FUELS ARE CRITICAL DUE
TO REMAINING TALL DRY GRASS...WHICH CARRY A LARGE FIRE POTENTIAL.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT /10 PM CDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 013...014...015...016...027...028...029...041...042...
253 AND 254...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON
AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254 CHEYENNE CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 013 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 THOMAS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 015 SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 GRAHAM...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 WALLACE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 028 LOGAN...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 029 GOVE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 GREELEY AND
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 WICHITA.
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL QUICKLY SPREAD OUT OF
CONTROL EASILY. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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