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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Ellis County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued May 05 at 3:47PM CDT until May 07 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, May 5, 2014 at 2:47 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 9 p.m.
  • ...RED FLAG CONDITIONS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...
    .A COMBINATION OF VERY BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS AND VERY LOW
    RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
    TUESDAY. THESE CONDITIONS COULD RETURN TO SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
    KANSAS AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
    TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ TUESDAY FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITY...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
    IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...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 061 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
    062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
    064 HODGEMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 065 PAWNEE...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 066 STAFFORD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 075 GRANT...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 084 MORTON...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...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...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH BOTH
    TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
    * TIMING...NOON CDT TUESDAY TO 9 PM CDT TUESDAY AND 10 AM CDT TO 9 PM
    CDT WEDNESDAY.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 5 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE 90S TO AROUND 100.