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Red Flag Warning issued April 04 at 11:47AM CDT until April 04 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Expires: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely This Afternoon, Along
and South of the Nebraska-Kansas Border...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005,
006, 007, 017, 018, 019, 082, 083, 084, 085 AND 086...
* AFFECTED AREA...In Kansas, Fire Weather Zone 005 Phillips,
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
082 Furnas, Fire Weather Zone 083 Harlan, Fire Weather Zone
084 Franklin, Fire Weather Zone 085 Webster and Fire Weather
Zone 086 Nuckolls.
* WINDS...South 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* TIMING...Wednesday afternoon, from 1 to 7 PM.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 17 percent.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will spread quickly and be
difficult to control, exhibiting extreme fire behavior. Use
caution if engaging in activities that could start a fire.

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