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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Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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.
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.