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400 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 040, 054, 055, 056, 058, AND 059...
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 040, 054, 055, 056, 058,
* WIND...Sustained winds up to 25 mph with gusts of 30 to 40 mph.
Strongest winds between 1 PM and 6 PM from the southwest.
* HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity is expected to range from 18 to 24
percent with lowest values between 2 PM and 6 PM.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.