Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued April 01 at 3:39PM CDT until April 02 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:39 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
.A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN AND
SOUTHWEST KANSAS ON WEDNESDAY. WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW HUMIDITY
ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SOUTH AND WEST OF THE FRONT DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS.
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 9 PM
CDT /8 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR PARTS OF SOUTHWEST KANSAS...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY.
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 HASKELL...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 086 SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE AND FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 088 CLARK.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S.
* IMPACTS...VERY AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES
QUICKLY GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.

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