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County,
Fire Weather Watch issued March 23 at 9:41PM CDT until March 24 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 9:41 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015
Expires: 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING...
.THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RESULT IN POTENTIALLY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...017...018 AND 082...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 PHILLIPS...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ROOKS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE.
IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 082 FURNAS.
* WINDS...FROM THE NORTHWEST AT SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30
MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DROPPING INTO THE 19 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE
BY MID AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT MIGHT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...
BE POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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