Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued May 19 at 3:21PM CDT until May 19 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:21 p.m. on Monday, May 19, 2014
Expires: 9 p.m. on Monday, May 19, 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUING...
.WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS HAVE USHERED IN EXTREMELY DRY AND HOT WEATHER
ACROSS MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST KANSAS...RESULTING IN
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUING.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREMELY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
MUCH OF THE REGION...
* AFFECTED AREA...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 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 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 087 MEADE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088 CLARK AND FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 089 COMANCHE.
* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
45 MPH.
* TIMING...UNTIL 9 PM CDT.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 4 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...90 TO 100 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.
* IMPACTS...FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL WILL BE VERY HIGH AND ANY OUT
DOOR BURNING COULD QUICKLY GROW OUT OF CONTROL.

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