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WWUS73 KICT 180927
NPWICT

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wichita KS
327 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>070-082-083-091>093-182330-

Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-
Chase-Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Kingman-Sedgwick-Harper-Sumner-
Cowley-
Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove,
Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling,
McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls,
Strong City, Hutchinson, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover,
Rose Hill, Eureka, Madison, Kingman, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire,
Park City, Valley Center, Wichita, Anthony, Harper, Attica,
Wellington, Winfield, and Arkansas City
327 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening.

* Winds...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...Strongest winds are expected between 11 AM and 1 PM.

* Impacts...Driving may be difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles on east west roads. Blowing dust will reduce
visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A wind advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph
and/or wind gusts over 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong
can make driving difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.

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KSZ049-051>053-067-068-070-071-190000-

Saline-McPherson-Marion-Chase-Reno-Harvey-Greenwood-Woodson-
326 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
049...051...052...053...067...068...070 AND 071...

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Red Flag
Warning for extreme grassland fire danger, which is in effect
from noon today to 6 PM CST this evening.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...Is forecast.

* Winds...South 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 37 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
and become very difficult to control. 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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.

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