Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Cheyenne; Kit Carson County

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...Critical fire weather conditions are expected for much of the area Monday as winds and temperatures increase... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /11 AM CST/ TO 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ MONDAY FOR WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 004...015...016...027...028...029...041...042... 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 10 AM MST /11 AM CST/ to 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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 004 Norton...Fire Weather Zone 015 Sheridan...Fire Weather Zone 016 Graham...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.

* Winds...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Temperatures...In the low 60s.

* 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.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Cimarron; Texas

NWS Amarillo (the Texas Panhandle)

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM CST MONDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES... The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a Red Flag Warning for strong winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM CST Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Oklahoma...Cimarron and Texas. In Texas... Dallam...Sherman...Hansford...Hartley...Moore and Hutchinson.

* 20 Foot Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 35 MPH.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 to 13 percent.

* Red Flag Threat Index...3 to 6.

* Timing...Critical fire weather conditions are expected to begin around 11 AM Monday and end around 7 PM Monday.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures will create favorable weather for rapid fire growth and spread. Avoid activities that promote open flames and sparks.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Decatur; Rawlins; Sherman; Thomas

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...Critical fire weather conditions are expected for much of the area Monday as winds and temperatures increase... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /11 AM CST/ TO 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ MONDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 002...003...013 AND 014... The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 10 AM MST /11 AM CST/ to 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ Monday.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 002 Rawlins... Fire Weather Zone 003 Decatur...Fire Weather Zone 013 Sherman and Fire Weather Zone 014 Thomas.

* Winds...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 11 percent.

* Temperatures...In the low 60s.

* 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.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Ellis; Finney; Ford; Grant; Gray; Hamilton; Haskell; Hodgeman; Kearny; Lane; Meade; Morton; Ness; Rush; Scott; Seward; Stanton; Stevens; Trego

NWS Dodge City (Southwestern Kansas)

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected Monday... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/ TO 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ MONDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030...031...043...044...045...046...061...062... 063...064...074...075...076...077...078...084...085...086 AND 087... The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag Warning FOR gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/ to 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 030 Trego...Fire Weather Zone 031 Ellis...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire Weather Zone 044 Lane...Fire Weather Zone 045 Ness...Fire Weather Zone 046 Rush...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton... Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell... Fire Weather Zone 077 Gray...Fire Weather Zone 078 Ford...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 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent.

* Temperatures...In the mid 60s.

* 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 will shortly. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Gove; Graham; Greeley; Logan; Norton; Sheridan; Wallace; Wichita

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...Critical fire weather conditions are expected for much of the area Monday as winds and temperatures increase... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MST /11 AM CST/ TO 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ MONDAY FOR WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 004...015...016...027...028...029...041...042... 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 10 AM MST /11 AM CST/ to 6 PM MST /7 PM CST/ Monday. 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 004 Norton...Fire Weather Zone 015 Sheridan...Fire Weather Zone 016 Graham...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.

* Winds...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Temperatures...In the low 60s.

* 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.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Jewell; Mitchell; Osborne; Phillips; Rooks; Smith

NWS Hastings (North Central Kansas and South Central Nebraska)

...RED FLAG WARNING ISSUED FOR MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING... .Fairly deep mixing associated with very warm conditions will result in windy conditions and very low humidity levels in the presence of dry fuels. ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CST MONDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005, 006, 007, 017, 018, 019, 082 AND 083... The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM CST Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Kansas, Fire Weather Zone 005 Phillips, Fire Weather Zone 006 Smith, Fire Weather Zone 007 Jewell, Fire Weather Zone 017 Rooks, Fire Weather Zone 018 Osborne and Fire Weather Zone 019 Mitchell. In Nebraska, Fire Weather Zone 082 Furnas and Fire Weather Zone 083 Harlan.

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* TIMING...Monday afternoon and early evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will spread quickly...be difficult to control...and will exhibit extreme fire behavior.

* RECOMMENDATIONS...All potential ignition sources should be used with caution. Any burning should be postponed.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.