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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Ellis County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued March 30 at 7:38PM CDT until March 31 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:38 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AGAIN MONDAY
    AFTERNOON...
    .WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW HUMIDITY MONDAY AFTERNOON...ALONG WITH
    GUSTY WEST WINDS IN EXCESS OF 25 MPH...MAY LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE
    WEATHER CONDITIONS.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR ALL
    OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL KANSAS...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 TREGO...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 031 ELLIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 NESS...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 046 RUSH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 065 PAWNEE...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 066 STAFFORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 079 EDWARDS...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 080 KIOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 081 PRATT...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 088 CLARK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 089 COMANCHE AND
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 090 BARBER.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
    * TIMING...MONDAY FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM CDT.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE 60S.
    * IMPACTS...VERY AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES
    QUICKLY GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.