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Red Flag Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Sumner
  • Marion
  • Chase
  • Harvey
  • Butler
  • Kingman
  • Sedgwick
  • Harper

Red Flag Warning In Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To 7 Pm
Cdt This Evening For Extreme Grassland Fire Danger For Fire
Weather Zones 052 053 068 069 082 083 091 And 092
The National Weather Service In Wichita Has Issued A Red Flag
Warning For Extreme Grassland Fire Danger Which Is In Effect
From 1 Pm This Afternoon To 7 Pm Cdt This Evening.
- Extreme Grassland Fire Danger Is Forecast.
- Winds South Around 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 35 Mph.
- Relative Humidity As Low As 35 Percent.
- Impacts Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly
And Become Very Difficult To Control. Outdoor Burning Is Not
Recommended.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Either Occurring Now Or Will Shortly. A Combination Of
Strong Winds Low Relative Humidity And Warm Temperatures
Can Contribute To Extreme Fire Behavior.
Please Advise The Appropriate Officials Or Fire Crews In The
Field Of This Fire Weather Product.

Red Flag Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Rice
  • McPherson
  • Reno
  • Russell
  • Lincoln
  • Barton
  • Ellsworth
  • Saline

Red Flag Warning In Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To 7 Pm
Cdt This Evening For Extreme Grassland Fire Danger For Fire
Weather Zones 032 033 047 048 049 050 051 And 067
The National Weather Service In Wichita Has Issued A Red Flag
Warning For Extreme Grassland Fire Danger Which Is In Effect
From 1 Pm This Afternoon To 7 Pm Cdt This Evening. The Fire
Weather Watch Is No Longer In Effect.
- Extreme Grassland Fire Danger Is Forecast.
- Winds South 20 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 35 Mph.
- Relative Humidity As Low As 30 Percent.
- Impacts Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly
And Become Very Difficult To Control. Outdoor Burning Is Not
Recommended.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Either Occurring Now Or Will Shortly. A Combination Of
Strong Winds Low Relative Humidity And Warm Temperatures
Can Contribute To Extreme Fire Behavior.
Please Advise The Appropriate Officials Or Fire Crews In The
Field Of This Fire Weather Product.

Red Flag Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Texas

Red Flag Warning In Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To 8 Pm
Cdt This Evening For Strong Winds And Low Relative Humidity For
The Western And Central Oklahoma Panhandle And The Central Texas
Panhandle
The National Weather Service In Amarillo Has Issued A Red Flag
Warning For Strong Winds And Low Relative Humidity Which Is In
Effect From 1 Pm This Afternoon To 8 Pm Cdt This Evening. The
Fire Weather Watch For Today Is No Longer In Effect.
- Affected Area In Oklahoma Cimarron And Texas. In Texas
Sherman Hansford Moore And Hutchinson.
- 20 Foot Winds Southwest At 15 To 25 Mph With Higher Gusts.
- Relative Humidity 8 To 15 Percent.
- Timing Noon Through 8 Pm Cdt Wednesday.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Either Occurring Now Or Will Shortly. A Combination Of
Strong Winds Low Relative Humidity And Warm Temperatures Will
Create Favorable Weather For Rapid Fire Growth And Spread. Avoid
Activities That Promote Open Flames And Sparks.

Red Flag Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Harper

Red Flag Warning In Effect From 3 Pm This Afternoon To 8 Pm
Cdt This Evening For Windy Conditions Warm Temperatures And
Low Relative Humidity For Northwest Oklahoma
The National Weather Service In Norman Has Issued A Red Flag
Warning Which Is In Effect From 3 Pm This Afternoon To 8 Pm Cdt
This Evening. The Fire Weather Watch Is No Longer In Effect.
- Wind South 20 To 25 Mph With Gusts To 35 Mph.
- Humidity Minimum Values 15 To 20 Percent.
- Temperature 85 To 90 Degrees.
- Impacts Any Fires That Develop Will Likely Spread Rapidly.
Outdoor Burning Is Not Recommended.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Fires May Start Easily And Spread Rapidly. Report Smoke Or Fire
To Your Local Fire Department.

Red Flag Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Wallace
  • Logan
  • Greeley
  • Wichita

The National Weather Service In Goodland Has Issued A Red Flag
Warning For Low Humidity Gusty Winds And Possible Dry Lightning
Strikes Which Is In Effect From 10 Am Mdt /11 Am Cdt/ This
Morning To 8 Pm Mdt /9 Pm Cdt/ This Evening. The Fire Weather
Watch Is No Longer In Effect.
- Affected Area In Colorado Fire Weather Zone 254 Cheyenne
Co. In Kansas Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace Fire Weather
Zone 028 Logan Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley And Fire
Weather Zone 042 Wichita.
- Winds West 10 To 20 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.
- Timing Wednesday From The Mid Morning To The Early Evening.
- Relative Humidity As Low As 11 Percent.
- Temperatures In The Mid 70s.
- Lightning Scattered High Based Thunderstorms Could Produce A
Few Dry Lightning Strikes.
- Impacts Fires Will Begin Easily And Spread Quickly.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Red Flag Warning Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Either Occurring Now Or Are Imminent. A Combination Of
Strong Winds Low Relative Humidity And Warm Temperatures Can
Contribute To Extreme Fire Behavior.

Fire Weather Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Hamilton
  • Kearny
  • Finney
  • Stanton
  • Grant
  • Haskell
  • Morton
  • Stevens
  • Seward
  • Scott

Fire Weather Watch Remains In Effect From Noon Cdt /11 Am Mdt/
Today Through This Evening For Very Low Relative Humidities,
Breezy Winds, And An Isolated Dry Thunderstorm For Fire Weather
Zones 043 061 062 063 074 075 076 084 085 And
086
- Affected Area In Kansas Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott Fire
Weather Zone 061 Hamilton Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny
Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney 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
And Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward.
- Winds Southwest 10 To 20 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.
- Relative Humidity As Low As 10 To 13 Percent Late This
Afternoon.
- Temperatures Highs In The Lower 80s.
- Other Threats Isolated Dry Thunderstorms.
- Impacts Rapidly Spreading Fires That Will Be Difficult To
Control. Outdoor Burning Should Be Avoided.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Fire Weather Watch Means That Critical Fire Weather Conditions
Are Forecast To Occur. Listen For Later Forecasts And Possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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