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330 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 069...070...092...093...094 AND 098...
The National Weather Service In Wichita has issued a Red Flag
Warning for extreme grassland fire danger...which is in effect
from 11 AM this morning to 6 PM CDT this evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...is forecast from late this
morning into the afternoon.
* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative Humidity...as low as 25 to 30 percent.
* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
become difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures
can contribute to extreme fire behavior.
Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.
$$Special Weather Statement
Butler KS-Sumner KS-Sedgwick KS-
311 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017
The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a
* Significant Weather Advisory for...
Southwestern Butler County in south central Kansas...
Northeastern Sumner County in south central Kansas...
Eastern Sedgwick County in south central Kansas...
* Until 345 PM CDT
* At 310 PM CDT...National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking a strong thunderstorm near Mulvane...moving north at 30
hail up to the size of dimes...and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be
possible with this storm.
* Locations impacted include...
Wichita, Derby, Andover, Park City, Bel Aire, Mulvane, Rose Hill,
Towanda, Benton, Kechi, Eastborough, East Wichita, Northeast
Wichita, Mcconnell Air Force Base, Santa Fe Lake, Augusta Municipal
Airport and Jabara Airport.
Be prepared to take shelter in the event the storms intensify and
become severe...or a warning is issues by the National Weather
LAT...LON 3783 9730 3783 9698 3748 9706 3747 9715
3742 9715 3742 9728
TIME...MOT...LOC 2011Z 183DEG 24KT 3751 9718