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339 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
071...072 AND 083...
* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...is forecast.
* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* Relative Humidity...as low as 42 percent early this evening.
* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not
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.
Including the cities of Russell, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson,
Lyons, Sterling, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls,
Strong City, Hutchinson, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill,
Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Iola, Humboldt, Winfield,
Arkansas City, Howard, Moline, Longton, Grenola, Neodesha,
Fredonia, and Chanute
335 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT FRIDAY...
The National Weather Service In Wichita has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect until 5 AM CDT Friday.
* Winds...south at 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* Impacts...high profile vehicles prone to the strong wind gusts
should use extra caution, especially on east-west oriented
roads and highways.
A wind advisory means that sustained winds of at least 30 mph
and/or wind gusts over 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong
can make driving difficult...especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.