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County,
Fire Weather Watch issued March 30 at 7:38PM CDT until March 30 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 7:38 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AGAIN MONDAY
AFTERNOON...
.WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW HUMIDITY MONDAY AFTERNOON...ALONG WITH
GUSTY WEST WINDS IN EXCESS OF 25 MPH...MAY LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR ALL
OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR WEST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 044 LANE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 064 HODGEMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 HASKELL...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078 FORD...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
* TIMING...MONDAY FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM CDT.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 60S.
* IMPACTS...VERY AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES
QUICKLY GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.

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