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Fire Weather Warning
KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-240100-
/O.NEW.KTOP.FW.W.0011.170323T1541Z-170324T0400Z/
Republic-Washington-Marshall-Nemaha-Brown-Cloud-Clay-Riley-
Pottawatomie-Jackson-Jefferson-Ottawa-Dickinson-Geary-Morris-
Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Lyon-Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson-
1041 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 008, 009, 010,
011, 012, 020, 021, 022, 023, 024, 026, 034, 035, 036, 037, 038,
039, 040, 054, 055, 056, 058, AND 059...

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 11 PM CDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 008, 009, 010, 011, 012,
020, 021, 022, 023, 024, 026, 034, 035, 036, 037, 038, 039,
040, 054, 055, 056, 058, and 059.

* WIND...Southerly winds sustained at 20-25 MPH with gusts 35 to
45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity values will reach the lower
30s this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.

&&

$$
Wind Advisory
KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-240800-
/O.NEW.KTOP.WI.Y.0003.170323T1817Z-170324T1000Z/
Republic-Washington-Marshall-Nemaha-Brown-Cloud-Clay-Riley-
Pottawatomie-Jackson-Jefferson-Ottawa-Dickinson-Geary-Morris-
Wabaunsee-Shawnee-Douglas-Lyon-Osage-Franklin-Coffey-Anderson-
Including the cities of Belleville, Washington, Hanover, Clifton,
Linn, Greenleaf, Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Sabetha,
Seneca, Hiawatha, Horton, Concordia, Clay Center, Manhattan,
Wamego, St. Marys, Holton, Valley Falls, Oskaloosa, Perry,
McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville, Minneapolis,
Bennington, Abilene, Herington, Junction City, Council Grove,
Alma, Eskridge, Maple Hill, Alta Vista, McFarland, Harveyville,
Paxico, Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia, Osage City, Carbondale,
Lyndon, Burlingame, Overbrook, Ottawa, Burlington, Lebo,
and Garnett
117 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 5 AM CDT Friday.

* WINDS...Southerly winds will remain sustained at 25 to 35 MPH
with gusts upwards of 40 to 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...Driving high profile vehicles will be difficult. Any
light weight objects left outside will be blown around.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or gusts to
45 mph are expected. Steps should be taken to secure any lawn
furniture or light weight objects and use extra caution when
driving.

&&

$$

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