Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued April 16 at 3:09PM CDT until April 16 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:09 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Expires: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TODAY...
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 30 AND 35 PERCENT HAVE KEPT
CONDITIONS JUST ABOVE RED FLAG CRITERIA...DESPITE WINDS GUSTING
TO BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH. THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT
AS DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTHWEST MISSOURI OVER THE
NEXT HOUR OR TWO...WITH A COUPLE DEGREES OF WARMING STILL EXPECTED.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER 7 PM.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...
002...003...004...005...006...007...008...011...012...013...014...
015...016...017...020...021...022...023...024...025...025...028...
029...030...031...032...033...037...038...039...040...043...044...
045...046...053...054...057...060...102...103...104 AND 105...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 ATCHISON
KS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 057 MIAMI...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 060 LINN
KS... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 102 DONIPHAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
LEAVENWORTH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104 WYANDOTTE AND FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 105 JOHNSON KS. 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 006 MERCER...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 007 PUTNAM...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 008 SCHUYLER...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 HOLT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 ANDREW...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 DE KALB...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014
DAVIESS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 GRUNDY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016
SULLIVAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ADAIR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020
BUCHANAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 CLINTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
022 CALDWELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 LIVINGSTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 024 LINN MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 MACON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 028 PLATTE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 029 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 030 RAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 CARROLL...FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 032 CHARITON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 RANDOLPH...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 037 JACKSON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 038 LAFAYETTE...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039 SALINE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 HOWARD...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 CASS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 JOHNSON
MO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 PETTIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046
COOPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 053 BATES AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 054
HENRY.
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
* TIMING...HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP BELOW 25 PERCENT FROM 12
PMTHROUGH 6 PM.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 24 PERCENT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.
* IMPACTS...FIRES CAN START QUICKLY...SPREAD RAPIDLY AND BURN
INTENSELY. ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN RED FLAG
CONDITIONS.

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