Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued March 22 at 4:45AM CDT until March 22 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Expires: 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

...CRITICAL WILDFIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING...
.A DRY AIRMASS COMBINED WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY
WILL RESULT IN VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY
SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WHICH WILL CREATE EXTREME
WILDFIRE CONDITIONS.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TODAY TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030...031...043...044...045...
046...061...062...063...064...065...066...074...075...076...077...
078...079...080...081...084...085...086...087...088...089 AND
090...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 TREGO...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 031 ELLIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 044 LANE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 NESS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 046 RUSH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 064 HODGEMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 065 PAWNEE...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 066 STAFFORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074
STANTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076
HASKELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078
FORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 EDWARDS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 080
KIOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 081 PRATT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084
MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086
SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088
CLARK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 089 COMANCHE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
090 BARBER.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START WILL HAVE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT ADVISED.

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