Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued March 17 at 11:10AM CDT until March 17 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
DRY VEGETATION...LOW HUMIDITY AND WINDY CONDITIONS FOR
FOR THE COUNTIES OF WASHINGTON...REPUBLIC...MARSHALL...NEMAHA...BROWN
...CLOUD...CLAY...RILEY...POTTAWATOMIE...JACKSON...OTTAWA
...DICKINSON...GEARY...WABAUNSEE...SHAWNEE...JEFFERSON AND MORRIS...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY VEGETATION...LOW HUMIDITY AND WINDY CONDITIONS
...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.
* 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 026
JEFFERSON... 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...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 50S.
* 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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