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  • Red Flag Warning for Hamilton County, Kansas
  • Red Flag Warning issued March 24 at 3:22PM CDT until March 24 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 2:22 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON...
    .WARM TEMPERATURES... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES... AND STRONG WINDS
    WILL PRODUCE AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE RAPID WILDFIRE GROWTH WILL
    OCCUR. AN ABUNDANCE OF VERY DRY LIGHT FUELS WILL FAVOR FIRES THAT
    WILL BE DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
    THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES 030...031...043...044...045...046...061...062...063...064...
    065...066...074...075...076...077...078...079...080...081...084...
    085...086...087...088...089 AND 090...
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * TIMING...NOON THROUGH 7 PM CDT.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S.
    * IMPACTS...RAPIDLY SPREADING FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
    CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.