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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO  
936 AM CST SAT FEB 3 2018  
   
..CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY
 
 
.A COMBINATION OF BRISK SOUTH WINDS AND A VERY DRY LOW LEVEL AIR  
MASS WILL CREATE IDEAL CONDITIONS FOR THE RAPID GROWTH AND SPREAD  
OF WILDLAND FIRES.  
 
KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>082-088>096-101>103-040000-  
/O.NEW.KSGF.FW.W.0002.180203T1600Z-180204T0000Z/  
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-  
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-  
LACLEDE-TEXAS-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-LAWRENCE-  
CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-  
936 AM CST SAT FEB 3 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR  
BRISK WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056,  
057, 058, 066, 067, 068, 069, 070, 071, 073, 077, 078, 079, 080,  
081, 082, 088, 089, 090, 091, 092, 093, 094, 095, 096, 097, 101,  
101, 102, AND 103...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 073, 097, AND 101.FIRE  
WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 057, 058, 066, 067, 068, 069, 070,  
071, 077, 078, 079, 080, 081, 082, 088, 089, 090, 091, 092,  
093, 094, 095, 096, 101, 102, AND 103.  
 
* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 20 TO  
30 MPH.  
 
* HUMIDITY...18 TO 28 PERCENT WITH THE LOWEST VALUES OCCURRING  
BETWEEN 1 AND 5 PM.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.  
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.  
 
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 CAN  
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
 

 
 

 
 
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