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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
414 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

MOZ019-027-035-036-049-051-052-059>065-170000-
/O.NEW.KLSX.FW.W.0006.140416T1600Z-140417T0000Z/
FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-JEFFERSON MO-LEWIS MO-LINCOLN MO-
MARION MO-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-PIKE MO-RALLS MO-ST. CHARLES MO-
ST. LOUIS CITY MO-ST. LOUIS MO-WARREN MO-
414 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF MISSOURI...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 019...027...
  035...036...049...051...052...059...060...061...062...063...
  064 AND 065.

* 20FT WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* 10HR FUELS...LESS THAN 9 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR THE RAPID SPREAD
  AND GROWTH OF UNCONTROLLED WILDFIRES.

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 DRY FUELS CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

KANOFSKY






Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
403 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-170000-
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-RANDOLPH IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-
CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-
AUDRAIN MO-MONITEAU MO-COLE MO-OSAGE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-GASCONADE MO-WARREN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-FRANKLIN MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-CRAWFORD MO-
WASHINGTON MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-IRON MO-
MADISON MO-REYNOLDS MO-
403 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND
CENTRAL MISSOURI AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VERY LOW AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES COMBINED WITH STRONG
WINDS AND DRY VEGETATION WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS TODAY ACROSS PARTS OF CENTRAL...EASTERN...AND NORTHERN
MISSOURI...AND AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL BE PRESENT ACROSS
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.
A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THROUGH 7 PM FOR AREAS
WHERE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

KANOFSKY






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