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  • Special Weather Statement for Cherokee County, Kansas
  • Special Weather Statement issued February 07 at 4:05AM CST until February 08 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 3:05 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 5 p.m.
  • ...GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
    ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND WESTERN MISSOURI...
    WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY MIDDAY THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH SHIFTING
    WINDS FROM WESTERLY TO NORTHWESTERLY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS
    THE REGION LATER TODAY. WIND GUSTS WILL APPROACH 35 MPH ALONG
    WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS.
    NEAR CRICTICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ALONG WITH DRY AND DORMANT
    VEGETATION ON THE GROUND WILL CAUSE ANY FIRES TO RAPIDLY SPREAD
    AND BECOME UNCONTROLLABLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OUTDOOR
    BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED TODAY.