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Red Flag Warning issued April 02 at 1:04PM CDT until April 02 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 1:04 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...
.A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHWEST KANSAS
THIS AFTERNOON. WARM TEMPERATURES, LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTH
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SOUTH OF THE FRONT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR A PART OF FAR SOUTHWEST
KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 085 STEVENS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD.
* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.
* IMPACTS...VERY AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES
QUICKLY GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.

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