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County,
Fire Weather Watch issued March 15 at 7:52PM CDT until March 15 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 7:52 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015

...A RED FLAG WATCH IS IN EFFECT MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR LOCATIONS
ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM YORK TO RED CLOUD NEBRASKA...TO
PLAINVILLE KANSAS.
.UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH DRY AND WINDY
WEATHER WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL OR NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ON MONDAY.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...007...017...018...019...064...076...
077...085...086 AND 087...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...007...
017...018...019...064...076...077...085...086 AND 087...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 SMITH...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 007 JEWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ROOKS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MITCHELL.
IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 064 YORK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
076 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
085 WEBSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 NUCKOLLS AND FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 087 THAYER.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DROPPING TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...BE
POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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