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Red Flag Warning issued April 08 at 2:54PM CDT until April 08 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2:54 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Expires: 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED LATE TODAY...
.A STATIONARY FRONT WILL EXTEND ACROSS SOUTHWEST KANSAS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. A DRYLINE WILL BE LOCATED ACROSS FAR SOUTH CENTRAL
KANSAS. TO THE WEST OF THE DRYLINE AND SOUTH OF THE FRONT... WARM
AND DRY AIR WILL RESULT IN RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING BELOW
15 PERCENT. IN ADDITION... GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH
WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...
062...074...075...076...084...085...086...087 AND 088...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD.
* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 80S.
* TIMING...LATE AFTERNOON TO EARLY EVENING.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY SPREAD QUICKLY AND BE
DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

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