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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 8:11 AM CST Dec. 11, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am MST /noon CST/
this morning to 5 PM MST /6 PM CST/ this afternoon for for fire
weather zones 001... 002... 013... 014... 027... 028... 029... 041...
042... 079... 080... 252... 253 and 254...

* affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 252 Yuma...
fire weather zone 253 Kit Carson and fire weather zone 254
Cheyenne. In Kansas... fire weather zone 001 Cheyenne... fire
weather zone 002 Rawlins... fire weather zone 013 Sherman...
fire weather zone 014 Thomas... fire weather zone 027 Wallace...
fire weather zone 028 Logan... fire weather zone 029 Gove...
fire weather zone 041 Greeley and fire weather zone 042
Wichita. In Nebraska... fire weather zone 079 Dundy and fire
weather zone 080 Hitchcock.

* Winds... north to northwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45
mph.

* Relative humidity... around 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that start today will exhibit extreme
behavior and rapidly spread out of control. Outdoor burning is
highly discouraged.

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 will
result in extreme fire behavior.



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