Weather

County,
Fire Weather Watch issued April 15 at 10:47PM CDT until April 16 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 10:47 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Expires: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

...SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...
.A DRY AIRMASS OVER THE REGION WILL BRING HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE
25 TO 35 PERCENT RANGE WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...WEDNESDAY. THE COMBINED WIND AND DRY
AIR WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS OVER WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI INTO EXTREME SOUTHEAST
KANSAS.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
OVER WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI INTO EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 073 BOURBON...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 097 CRAWFORD AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
CHEROKEE. IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 BENTON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 056 MORGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 057 MILLER...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 066 VERNON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 067 ST. CLAIR...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 068 HICKORY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 069 CAMDEN...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 BARTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078 CEDAR...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 POLK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 080 DALLAS...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088 JASPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 089 DADE...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 090 GREENE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 093 NEWTON...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 094 LAWRENCE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
MCDONALD.
* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 60S.
* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR BURNING WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO
CONTAIN AND CONTROL. GRASS FIRES WILL SPREAD QUICKLY UNDER
THESE CONDITIONS.

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