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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Bourbon County, Kansas
  • Special Weather Statement issued April 09 at 5:31AM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:31 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4 p.m.
  • ...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK TODAY...
    GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...WARMER TEMPERATURES...AND LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK THIS
    AFTERNOON.
    SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF
    EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AS WELL AS CENTRAL AND SOUTHWESTERN
    MISSOURI THIS AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
    VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE.
    THESE CONDITIONS COULD LEAD THE RAPID GROWTH AND SPREAD OF
    WILDFIRES ESPECIALLY ACROSS OPEN GRASSLAND.