Weather

County,
Fire Weather Watch issued March 15 at 8:18PM CDT until March 15 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 8:18 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
WINDS...
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED FOR SUNDAY...
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 REPUBLIC...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 009 WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MARSHALL...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 011 NEMAHA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 BROWN...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 020 CLOUD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLAY...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 022 RILEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 POTTAWATOMIE...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 024 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 OTTAWA...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 DICKINSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 GEARY...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 MORRIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 WABAUNSEE
AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039 SHAWNEE.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 10 PERCENT IN
NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS TO 20 PERCENT IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS.
* TEMPERATURES...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 81 TO 85.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN AFTER 9 AM WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FALLING BELOW 20 PERCENT AFTER 1 PM. THE LOWEST RH AND STRONGEST
WINDS WILL LIKELY OCCUR BETWEEN 3 PM AND 6 PM.
* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL
FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE
AVOIDED IN AREAS UNDER RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

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