- Red Flag Warning issued March 23 at 9:45AM CDT until March 23 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
- Effective: 1 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018
- Expires: 8 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT /1 PM CDT/ TODAY TO
7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 013...014...015 AND 029...
The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from noon MDT /1 PM CDT/ today to 7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/ this
* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 013 Sherman...
Fire Weather Zone 014 Thomas...Fire Weather Zone 015 Sheridan
and Fire Weather Zone 029 Gove.
* Winds...West then northwest 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 15 percent.
* Temperatures...80 to 85.
* Lightning...Lightning will be possible along and north of
Interstate 70 this afternoon and evening.
* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised. Any fires
that develop will be subject to a change in movement and speed
as a cold front moves through. Any thunderstorms that develop
may produce additional erratic winds.
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