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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:13 AM MDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for western and
north central Nebraska...

* affected area... in Nebraska... fire weather zone 204 eastern
Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR... fire weather zone 206
sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest/Samuel r
mckelvie National Forest... fire weather zone 208 Niobrara
valley/fort Niobrara NWR... fire weather zone 210 Frenchman basin
and fire weather zone 219 loess plains.

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 11 percent.

* Impacts... any range fire start will have the potential to burn
out of control and exhibit extreme fire behavior.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM MDT on April 24, 2014


... On this date in weather history...

In 1989, twenty cities in the central U.S. Reported record high
temperatures for the date. Russell Kansas was the Hot Spot in the
nation with a reading of 101 degrees.

In 2007, nine tornadoes occurred during the late morning and early
afternoon hours, mostly along and north of Highway 40 in Cheyenne
County Colorado. Although some tornadoes lasted 15 to 20 minutes,
most occurred over open country and damage was minimal.


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