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  • Special Weather Statement for Johnson County, Kansas
  • Special Weather Statement issued January 18 at 3:26AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2:26 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 3 p.m.
  • ...HIGH FIRE DANGER EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...
    DRY WEATHER COMBINED WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND BREEZY
    SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR THE POTENTIAL OF RAPID FIRE
    GROWTH THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS EAST CENTRAL KANSAS THROUGH PARTS OF
    CENTRAL MISSOURI... INCLUDING THE KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN AREA. ALL
    PERSONS WITH OUTSIDE BURNING INTERESTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR QUICK
    FIRE GROWTH WHILE TAKING MEASURES TO ENSURE ANY CONTROLLED BURNS DO
    NOT QUICKLY BECOME OUT OF CONTROL. BY EARLY EVENING...WEAKER WINDS
    COMBINED WITH AN INCREASE IN RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LESSEN THE THREAT
    FOR QUICK FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD.