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  • Red Flag Warning for Hamilton County, Kansas
  • Red Flag Warning issued April 01 at 11:30PM CDT until April 02 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 10:30 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY
    AFTERNOON...
    .A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHWEST KANSAS
    WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW HUMIDITY ARE
    EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SOUTH OF THE FRONT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
    TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS
    FOR A PART OF FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS AND FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID AND UPPER 70S.
    * IMPACTS...VERY AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES
    QUICKLY GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.