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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:15 PM MDT Mar. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 061... 074 and 084...

* affected area... in Kansas... fire weather zone 061 Hamilton...
fire weather zone 074 Stanton and fire weather zone 084 Morton.

* Winds... south 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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