Weather

County,
Fire Weather Watch issued March 14 at 2:48PM CDT until March 15 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 2:48 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2015
Expires: 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON FROM NOON UNTIL
8 PM SUNDAY...
.DRY CONDITIONS AND WINDS APPROACHING 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
WILL BE PRESENT ACROSS NORTHWESTERN MISSOURI AND NORTHEASTERN
KANSAS. THE DRY AND GUSTY CONDITIONS WILL AID IN FIRE GROWTH...
AND COULD PERHAPS LEAD TO OUT OF CONTROL FIRES.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR DRY CONDITIONS AND WINDS UP TO 20 MPH
WITH HIGHER GUSTS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...003...004...
005...011...012...013...014...020...025 AND 102...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 ATCHISON KS
AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 DONIPHAN. IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 001 ATCHISON MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 NODAWAY...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 003 WORTH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 GENTRY...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 005 HARRISON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 HOLT...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 012 ANDREW...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 DE KALB...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 014 DAVIESS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 BUCHANAN.
* WINDS...WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH.
GUSTS COULD RANGE FROM AROUND 20 MPH UP TO 30 MPH.
* TIMING...THE DRIEST CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING DURING PEAK HEATING OF THE DAY. WINDS
WILL ALSO PICK UP THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. AFTER SUNSET...
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL INCREASE AND THE WINDS WILL
DIMINISH... LOWERING THE FIRE WEATHER THREAT.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...18 TO 21 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...73 TO 76 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS...BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED. IF A FIRE DOES OCCUR...
THE DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PROMOTE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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