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  • Red Flag Warning for Lane County, Kansas
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 2:55 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 8 p.m.
  • URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS155 AM CST SUN FEB 27 2011...EXPECT CRITICAL WILD FIRE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON....A WARM FRONT WILL NUDGE NORTHEASTWARD INTO SOUTHWEST KANSASTHIS AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S AND 70S WILL COMBINEWITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS TO PRODUCENEAR IDEAL CONDITIONS FOR DANGEROUS WILD FIRES. ALL OUTDOORBURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.KSZ043-044-061>064-074>078-084>088-280000-/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0004.110227T1700Z-110228T0100Z/SCOTT-LANE-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-155 AM CST SUN FEB 27 2011 /1255 AM MST SUN FEB 27 2011/...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CST /10 AM MST/THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CST /6 PM MST/ THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDSAND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 043...044...061...062...063...064...074...075...076...077...078...084...085...086...087 AND 088...* AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIREWEATHER ZONE 044 LANE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIREWEATHER ZONE 062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY... FIREWEATHER ZONE 064 HODGEMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIREWEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076 HASKELL...FIREWEATHER ZONE 077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078 FORD...FIREWEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIREWEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE...FIREWEATHER ZONE 088 CLARK.* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS AT 25 TO 35 MPH AND GUSTY.* HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL FALL TO BELOW 15 PERCENTDURING THE AFTERNOON.* IMPACTS...ANY OUTDOOR FIRE WILL EASILY SPREAD AND COULD RAPIDLYBECOME HARD TO MANAGE. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE BANNED THISAFTERNOON.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONSARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OFSTRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILLCREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.&&$$HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC12

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