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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Sheridan County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued May 06 at 12:27AM CDT until May 07 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, May 5, 2014 at 11:27 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 9 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY...
    .A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL RAPIDLY DEEPEN DURING THE DAY
    WEDNESDAY. PERSISTENT DRY AIR WILL MOVE NORTH INTO THE AREA
    BEHIND A LIFTING WARM FRONT. AS THE SURFACE LOW STRENGTHENS...
    SOUTH WINDS STRENGTHEN AND BECOME QUITE STRONG BY WEDNESDAY
    AFTERNOON. CALLS TO FIRE WEATHER PARTNERS CONCLUDED FUELS ARE
    CRITICAL DUE TO REMAINING TALL...DRY GRASS WHICH CARRY A LARGE
    FIRE POTENTIAL.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 013...014...015...016...027...028...029...
    041...042...253 AND 254...
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON
    AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254 CHEYENNE CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 013 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 THOMAS...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 015 SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016 GRAHAM...
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 WALLACE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 028 LOGAN...
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 029 GOVE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 GREELEY AND
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 WICHITA.
    * WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.