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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1120 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

COZ252>254-KSZ001-013-027-NEZ079-222300-
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0019.141122T1820Z-141122T2300Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-SHERMAN-WALLACE-DUNDY-
1120 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST /5 PM CST/ THIS
AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 001...013...027...079...252...253 AND 254...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 PM MST /5 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 252 YUMA...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254
  CHEYENNE CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 CHEYENNE KS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 SHERMAN AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027
  WALLACE. IN NEBRASKA... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 DUNDY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...FROM THEM MIDDLE 60S TO NEAR 70.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS COULD PRODUCE CONDITIONS
  FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR ARE IMMINENT. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLD (ALL LOWER CASE)


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1248 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

NEZ058-059-069-070-222300-
PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANT...NORTH PLATTE...IMPERIAL...
HAYES CENTER
1248 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014 /1148 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014/

...HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON OVER SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA...

ABNORMALLY WARM TEMPERATURES HAVE COMBINED WITH DRY AIR TO DROP
RELATIVE HUMIDITY BELOW 15 PERCENT IN PARTS OF SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA.
IN ADDITION BREEZY WINDS GUSTING TO 25 MPH AT TIMES WILL CREATE
HIGH FIRE DANGER THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS FRENCHMAN BASIN
/FIRE WEATHER ZONE 210/. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE LATER THIS
AFTERNOON AS WINDS DIMINISH AND TEMPERATURES FALL.

$$

BROOKS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
245 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
231200-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
245 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

AREAS OF FOG WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE MILE ARE POSSIBLE
TONIGHT...MAINLY FOR LOCATIONS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM PHILLIPSBURG
KANSAS TO HASTINGS AND OSCEOLA NEBRASKA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ON
SUNDAY...MAINLY FOR LOCATIONS WEST OF HIGHWAY 281.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1125 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

COZ030>051-231830-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1125 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE
MOUNTAINS...SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY IN THE
HIGH VALLEYS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL SPREAD FROM UTAH AT MIDDAY TODAY
THROUGH THE COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE SNOW
WILL FIRST DEVELOP IN THE MOUNTAINS AROUND THE RABBIT EARS PASS
AREA BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON...AND THEN SPREAD TO THE FRONT RANGE
MOUNTAINS AND SUMMIT COUNTY THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST
SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY REACH THE I-70 CORRIDOR FROM NEAR VAIL PASS
THROUGH THE EISENHOWER TUNNEL AREA DURING THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BY LATE TONIGHT ARE EXPECTED
TO RANGE BETWEEN 3 AND 8 INCHES ACROSS MOST OF THE
MOUNTAINS...WITH AROUND A FOOT IN THE RABBIT EARS PASS AREA.

ON THE PLAINS...MILD TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL GIVE WAY TO A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND COLDER TEMPERATURES TONIGHT. GUSTY
WINDS TO BETWEEN 35 AND 55 MPH WILL OCCUR IN AND NEAR THE
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.

A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING THE MOUNTAIN
SNOWFALL AND GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY. VERY POOR VISIBILITIES WILL OCCUR OVER THE HIGHER
MOUNTAIN PASSES WITH HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM 8 TO 14
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS
IT WILL BE WINDY FROM THE FOOTHILLS ACROSS THE PLAINS BOTH DAYS.

FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN
THE MOUNTAINS. STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR
THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS BOTH DAYS.

FOR THANKSGIVING DAY THERE IS UNCERTAINTY ABOUT WHETHER A COLD
FRONT WILL AFFECT NORTHEAST COLORADO OR NOT. IF THE COLD FRONT
DOES MOVE INTO NORTHEAST COLORADO THEN THERE WOULD BE A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW. STRONG WINDS MAY OCCUR IN THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL OR GUSTY WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 50 MPH WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

$$

GLANCY/GIMMESTAD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1124 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-231200-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
1124 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON FOR FAR EASTERN COLORADO AND FROM WALLACE COUNTY TO
DUNDY COUNTY. GUSTY WINDS UP TO 30 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
NEAR 15 PERCENT OR LOWER WILL ALLOW FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

BULLER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
624 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-231400-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
624 AM MST SAT NOV 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT WITH SNOW BECOMING HEAVY
AT TIMES AFTER MIDNIGHT.  THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL ACROSS THE
SAWATCH AND MOSQUITO RANGES WHERE 4 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.  TWO TO 4 INCHES WILL FALL ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...AND 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL FALL ACROSS THE HIGHER
PEAKS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND PIKES PEAK BY EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING.  STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH AT TIMES WILL RESULT IN AREAS OF BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITIES ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN PASSES
THROUGH TONIGHT.

LOCAL AREAS ALONG THE EAST FACING SLOPES OF THE MOUNTAINS WILL SEE
WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 50 TO 60 MPH AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A PROLONGED SNOW IS FORECAST...MAINLY ACROSS THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE...LASTING INTO TUESDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL OCCUR...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN
OF LAKE AND CHAFFEE COUNTIES. IN ADDITION...WEST TO NORTHWEST
WINDS ARE FORECAST TO GUST TO 50 TO 60 MPH ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. THESE WINDS WILL BRING AREAS
OF BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES...WHICH WILL CAUSE
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE LIKELY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS.

$$

31/27

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
445 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-231200-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
445 AM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  SIGNIFICANT FOG RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

  HAZARDS WEATHER RISK...

  SUNDAY...
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  MONDAY...
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  TUESDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  WEDNESDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  THURSDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  FRIDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT OUR WEBPAGE HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC/?N=HWO

$$

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