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Fire Weather Watch issued March 23 at 5:03AM CDT until March 24 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 5:03 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
.WARM TEMPERATURES, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES, AND STRONG WINDS CAN
BE EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS SUPPORT AN
ENVIRONMENT WHERE RAPID WILDFIRE GROWTH WILL OCCUR. AN ABUNDANCE
OF VERY DRY LIGHT FUELS WILL FAVOR FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
CONTROL.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG
WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030...043...044...045...061...062...
063...064...074...075...076...077...078...084...085...086...
087 AND 088...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* TIMING...NOON THROUGH 7 PM CDT.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...LOWER 70S.
* IMPACTS...RAPIDLY SPREADING FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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