215 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CST THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 043...063...076 AND 086...
The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag
Warning For wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect
from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CST this evening.
* Affected Area...in Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell and
Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward.
* Winds...north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Relative Humidity...as low as 14 percent.
* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.
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.