... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for western and
north central Nebraska...
* affected area... in Nebraska... fire weather zone 204 eastern
Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR... fire weather zone 206
sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest/ Samuel r
mckelvie National Forest... fire weather zone 208 Niobrara
valley/fort Niobrara NWR... fire weather zone 210 Frenchman
basin and fire weather zone 219 loess plains.
* Winds... northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.
* Impacts... any range fire start will have the potential to burn
out of control and exhibit extreme fire 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.