... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the eastern
Panhandle... central sandhills and the Loup river basin...
* 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 and fire weather zone 209 Loup rivers
* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 12 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.