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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
354 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

..STRONG SOUTH WINDS ACROSS EASTERN KANSAS AND MISSOURI TODAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE ACROSS THE
REGION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 35 THIS AFTERNOON
WHERE FREQUENT GUSTS TO 45 MPH ARE LIKELY.

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-170000-
/O.CON.KEAX.WI.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-
JOHNSON KS-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-
PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-
BUCHANAN-CLINTON-CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-
RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-
CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATCHISON...PAOLA...MOUND CITY...TROY...
LEAVENWORTH...OVERLAND PARK...OLATHE...TARKIO...MARYVILLE...
GRANT CITY...ALBANY...STANBERRY...BETHANY...PRINCETON...
UNIONVILLE...LANCASTER...DOWNING...OREGON...SAVANNAH...CAMERON...
GALLATIN...JAMESPORT...TRENTON...MILAN...GREEN CITY...
KIRKSVILLE...ST. JOSEPH...PLATTSBURG...HAMILTON...POLO...
CHILLICOTHE...BROOKFIELD...MACON...LA PLATA...PARKVILLE...
PLATTE CITY...WESTON...LIBERTY...EXCELSIOR SPRINGS...RICHMOND...
CARROLLTON...SALISBURY...KEYTESVILLE...MOBERLY...KANSAS CITY...
INDEPENDENCE...LEXINGTON...CONCORDIA...MARSHALL...FAYETTE...
NEW FRANKLIN...RAYMORE...HARRISONVILLE...PLEASANT HILL...
WARRENSBURG...SEDALIA...BOONVILLE...BUTLER...RICH HILL...CLINTON
354 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45
  MPH ARE LIKELY.

* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL MAKE DRIVING
  DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY ON WEST TO EAST ORIENTED ROADS LIKE
  INTERSTATE 70...HIGHWAY 50 OR HIGHWAY 36. MOTORISTS OF HIGH
  PROFILE AND LIGHT VEHICLES WILL ENCOUNTER GREATER DIFFICULTY
  IN DRIVING. LOOSE OBJECTS SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS WILL BE TOSSED
  AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED
WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. ALSO...TAKE
ACTION TO SECURE TRASH CANS...LAWN FURNITURE...AND OTHER LOOSE
OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
315 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-172015-
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-
ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-
HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-
CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-
RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-
COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
315 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST...NORTH CENTRAL AND
WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...AS WELL AS EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

 DRY CONDITIONS CHARACTERIZED BY RH VALUES BETWEEN 23 AND 28 PERCENT
WILL COMBINE WITH WINDS UP TO 45 MPH THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING TO BRING DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH 7 PM.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/IMAGES/FXC/EAX/EM1/EAX-EMBRIEFING1.PDF

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...NAMELY SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/IMAGES/FXC/EAX/EM1/EAX- EMBRIEFING1.PDF

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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
309 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TODAY...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 30 AND 35 PERCENT HAVE KEPT
CONDITIONS JUST ABOVE RED FLAG CRITERIA...DESPITE WINDS GUSTING
TO BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH. THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
AS DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTHWEST MISSOURI OVER THE
NEXT HOUR OR TWO...WITH A COUPLE DEGREES OF WARMING STILL EXPECTED.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER 7 PM.

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-170000-
/O.CON.KEAX.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140417T0000Z/
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-
JOHNSON KS-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-
PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-
BUCHANAN-CLINTON-CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-
RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-
CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
309 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...
002...003...004...005...006...007...008...011...012...013...014...
015...016...017...020...021...022...023...024...025...025...028...
029...030...031...032...033...037...038...039...040...043...044...
045...046...053...054...057...060...102...103...104 AND 105...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 ATCHISON
  KS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 057 MIAMI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 060 LINN
  KS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 DONIPHAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
  LEAVENWORTH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104 WYANDOTTE AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 105 JOHNSON KS. IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001
  ATCHISON MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 NODAWAY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 003 WORTH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 GENTRY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 005 HARRISON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 MERCER...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 007 PUTNAM...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 SCHUYLER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 HOLT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 ANDREW...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 DE KALB...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014
  DAVIESS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 GRUNDY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016
  SULLIVAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ADAIR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020
  BUCHANAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLINTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  022 CALDWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 LIVINGSTON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 024 LINN MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 MACON...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 028 PLATTE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 029 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 030 RAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 CARROLL...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 032 CHARITON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 RANDOLPH...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 037 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 LAFAYETTE...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039 SALINE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 HOWARD...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 CASS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 JOHNSON
  MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 PETTIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046
  COOPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 053 BATES AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 054
  HENRY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP BELOW 25 PERCENT FROM 12
  PMTHROUGH 6 PM.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 24 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.

* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY...SPREAD RAPIDLY AND BURN
  INTENSELY. ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN RED FLAG
  CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

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