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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Ellis County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 03 at 9:23AM CDT until April 04 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 3, 2015 at 8:23 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY...
    .SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME GUSTY ACROSS CENTRAL AND
    SOUTHWEST KANSAS ON SATURDAY. IN ADDITION, A DRY AIRMASS WILL
    RESULT IN LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON
    HOURS. THIS WILL RESULT IN POTENTIALLY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
    CONDITIONS.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030...031...043...044...045...046...063...
    064...065...066...076...077...078...079...080...081...086...087...
    088...089 AND 090...
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 TREGO...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 031 ELLIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 044 LANE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 NESS...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 046 RUSH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 064 HODGEMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 065 PAWNEE...
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 066 STAFFORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 076
    HASKELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 GRAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 078
    FORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 EDWARDS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 080
    KIOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 081 PRATT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086
    SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 088
    CLARK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 089 COMANCHE AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
    090 BARBER.
    * WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * TIMING...SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY AND BE
    DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.