659  
WWUS83 KOAX 031635  
RFWOAX  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE  
1035 AM CST SUN MAR 3 2024  
 
IAZ043-055-056-NEZ015-033-034-043>045-050>053-065-066-078-040000-  
/O.EXA.KOAX.FW.W.0003.240303T1700Z-240304T0000Z/  
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-THURSTON-CUMING-BURT-COLFAX-DODGE-  
WASHINGTON-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-SALINE-  
1035 AM CST SUN MAR 3 2024  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR  
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST  
IOWA...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A RED  
FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN  
EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN IOWA, MONONA, HARRISON AND SHELBY. IN  
NEBRASKA, THURSTON, CUMING, BURT, COLFAX, DODGE, WASHINGTON,  
BUTLER, SAUNDERS, DOUGLAS, SARPY, SEWARD, LANCASTER AND SALINE.  
 
* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
IAZ069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-016>018-030>032-042-067-068-  
088>093-040000-  
/O.CON.KOAX.FW.W.0003.240303T1700Z-240304T0000Z/  
POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-ANTELOPE-  
PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-PLATTE-CASS-OTOE-JEFFERSON-  
GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-  
1035 AM CST SUN MAR 3 2024  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING  
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST  
IOWA...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN IOWA, POTTAWATTAMIE, MILLS, MONTGOMERY,  
FREMONT AND PAGE. IN NEBRASKA, KNOX, CEDAR, ANTELOPE, PIERCE,  
WAYNE, BOONE, MADISON, STANTON, PLATTE, CASS, OTOE, JEFFERSON,  
GAGE, JOHNSON, NEMAHA, PAWNEE AND RICHARDSON.  
 
* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.  
 
* 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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