Weather

County,
Fire Weather Watch issued March 23 at 3:31AM CDT until March 24 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:31 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

...CRITICAL GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE TUESDAY...
.STRONG AND GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL
COMBINE WITH LOWERING AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES BEHIND A
DRYLINE PASSAGE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WITH GRASSLAND FUELS STILL
NEAR 100 PERCENT CURED...THIS WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR
CRITICAL GRASSLAND FIRE BEHAVIOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON FROM CENTRAL
INTO WESTERN KANSAS.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 032...033...047...048...050...067...082 AND 091...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
* EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER...IS FORECAST.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 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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