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  • Fire Weather Watch for Scott County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued March 22 at 2:21PM CDT until March 24 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 1:21 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
    .WARM TEMPERATURES, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES, DRY FUELS, AND
    STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
    CONDITIONS, THAT FAVOR WILDFIRES, ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    TUESDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES
    030...043...044...045...061...062...063...064...074...075...
    076...077...078...084...085...086...087 AND 088...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH
    IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 030 TREGO...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 043 SCOTT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 LANE...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 045 NESS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 061 HAMILTON...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 062 KEARNY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 063 FINNEY...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 064 HODGEMAN...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 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 STEVENS...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 MEADE AND FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 088 CLARK.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
    * TIMING...NOON THROUGH 7 PM CDT.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.
    * IMPACTS...RAPIDLY SPREADING FIRES THAT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO
    CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED.