576  
WWUS83 KDDC 081336  
RFWDDC  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS  
836 AM CDT THU APR 8 2021  
 
KSZ084-090100-  
/O.EXB.KDDC.FW.W.0014.210408T1800Z-210409T0100Z/  
MORTON-  
836 AM CDT THU APR 8 2021  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM  
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 084...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT  
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START WILL HAVE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR  
AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT ADVISED.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
KSZ043-044-061>063-074>077-085>088-090100-  
/O.EXT.KDDC.FW.W.0014.210408T1800Z-210409T0100Z/  
SCOTT-LANE-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-  
STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-  
836 AM CDT THU APR 8 2021 /736 AM MDT THU APR 8 2021/  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 043...061...062...063...  
074 AND 075...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...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 085 STEVENS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD...FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088 CLARK.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START WILL HAVE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR  
AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT ADVISED.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC  
 
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