Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued March 29 at 3:56AM CDT until March 29 at 6:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:56 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015
Expires: 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE AN ELEVATED GRASSLAND FIRE
DANGER TODAY...
.A STRONG FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SHIFT WINDS TO THE NORTHWEST THIS
MORNING. AS THE FRONT PASSES...WINDS SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO 1 5
TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 30 MPH. THE DRYING NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL ALSO DROP RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN TO THE 20 TO 30 PERCENT
RANGE. GIVEN THE DRY FUELS ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS...RAPID FIRE
GROWTH IS POSSIBLE.
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 032...033...047...048...049...050...051...067...068...
082 AND 091...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.
* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST.
* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY
AND BECOME VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT
RECOMMENDED.

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