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County,
Fire Weather Watch issued April 15 at 8:01PM CDT until April 16 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 8:01 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Expires: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
...AND DRY FUELS FOR NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MARSHALL...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 011 NEMAHA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 BROWN...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 022 RILEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 POTTAWATOMIE...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 024 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 026 JEFFERSON...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 GEARY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 MORRIS...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 WABAUNSEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039
SHAWNEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 DOUGLAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
054 LYON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 OSAGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056
FRANKLIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 058 COFFEY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
059 ANDERSON.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TIMING...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP OFF QUICKLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
WITH ALREADY GUSTY WINDS AT DAWN PEAKING IN THE LATE MORNING
INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.
* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY...SPREAD FURIOUSLY AND BURN
INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. ALL OUTDOOR
BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

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