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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Ellis County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued March 21 at 4:16AM CDT until March 22 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, March 21, 2016 at 3:16 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL WILDFIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...
    .INCREASING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL RESULT IN VERY WARM
    AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ACROSS
    SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL KANSAS.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 030...031...043...044...045 AND 046...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
    EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
    * 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 AND FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 046 RUSH.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START WILL HAVE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
    AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT ADVISED.