Weather

County,
Fire Weather Watch issued March 15 at 8:18PM CDT until March 16 at 7:00PM 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......
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 026 JEFFERSON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 040 DOUGLAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 054 LYON AND FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 055 OSAGE.
* 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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