Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued January 18 at 1:12PM CST until January 18 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 1:12 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015
Expires: 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR
LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS ...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING.
* 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 066 VERNON...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 077 BARTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078 CEDAR...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 079 POLK...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...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 095 CHRISTIAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 101
MCDONALD AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 BARRY.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. WINDS
EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY EARLY EVENING.
* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...UNSEASONABLY WARM. LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S.
* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND GROWTH WILL OCCUR WITH ANY
OUTDOOR FIRES. OUTDOOR BURNS WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

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