Kit Carson County, CO
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Fire Weather Warning
COZ253-254-KSZ013-027-280000-
/O.UPG.KGLD.FW.A.0005.170227T1800Z-170228T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0006.170227T1800Z-170228T0000Z/
Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Sherman-Wallace-
222 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 013...027...253 AND 254...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect
from 11 AM this morning to 5 PM MST this afternoon. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson
and Fire Weather Zone 254 Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather
Zone 013 Sherman and Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 16 percent.

* Temperatures...In the mid 50s to near 60.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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