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Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 01:17 AM MDT die 25o April, anno 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening for low relative humidities and strong winds for far western Kansas...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Fire Weather Watch for low relative humidities and strong winds ...Which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.

* Affected area...fire weather zone 043 Scott...fire weather zone 044 Lane...fire weather zone 061 Hamilton...fire weather zone 062 Kearny...fire weather zone 063 Finney...fire weather zone 074 Stanton...fire weather zone 075 Grant...fire weather zone 076 Haskell...fire weather zone 077 gray...fire weather zone 084 Morton...fire weather zone 085 Stevens...fire weather zone 086 Seward and fire weather zone 087 Meade.

* Winds...south 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...from noon through 8 PM CDT Saturday.

* Relative humidity...as low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures...in the mid to upper 80s.

* Impacts...any outdoor fire could easily spread and get out of control quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

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