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  • Fire Weather Watch for Haskell County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 10:11 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 9 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS1011 AM CDT TUE MAR 15 2011...THE FIRE DANGER WILL HEIGHTEN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOONS..VERY WARM TEMPERATURES, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDSWILL COMBINE TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BOTHWEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THURSDAY WILL BE THEWARMEST DAY SO FAR THIS YEAR WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.KSZ063-064-076>078-086>088-161000-/O.CON.KDDC.FW.A.0006.110317T1800Z-110318T0200Z/FINNEY-HODGEMAN-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-1011 AM CDT TUE MAR 15 2011...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOONTHROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FORFIRE WEATHER ZONES 063...064...076...077...078...086...087 AND088...* IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY... FIRE WEATHER ZONE064 HODGEMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 HASKELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078 FORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088CLARK.* SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF ACOLD FRONT. THESE WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM THE NORTH AS THE FRONTMOVES THROUGH BY THURSDAY EVENING.* RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL FALL TO AROUND 10 TO 15 PERCENT BYLATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.* FUELS WILL REMAIN EXTREMELY DRY AND BURN RAPIDLY AND INTENSELY.WILDFIRES WILL SPREAD QUICKLY AND WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TOCONTROL.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLERED FLAG WARNINGS.&&$$HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC12

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