... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the central
sandhills... the Loup river basins and the Niobrara valley...
* affected area... in Nebraska... fire weather zone 206
sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest/ Samuel r
mckelvie National Forest... fire weather zone 208 Niobrara
valley/fort Niobrara NWR and fire weather zone 209 Loup rivers
* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 18 percent.
* Impacts... any range fire that start may have the potential to
burn out of control and exhibit extreme burning behavior.
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.
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Statement as of 14:37 MDT le 29 Mars 2015