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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Smith County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 06 at 6:59PM CDT until April 07 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 5:59 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7 p.m.
  • ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR ALL FIRE WEATHER ZONES THURSDAY...
    .DRY FUELS...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS
    WILL RESULT IN POSSIBLE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...006...007...017...018...019...072...
    082...083 AND 084...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 005...006... 007...017...018...019...072...082...083
    AND 084...
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 PHILLIPS...
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 006 SMITH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 007 JEWELL...
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 ROOKS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 OSBORNE
    AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MITCHELL. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 072 GOSPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 082 FURNAS...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 083 HARLAN AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 FRANKLIN.
    * WINDS THURSDAY: NORTHWEST AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY THURSDAY:...15 TO 20 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT OCCUR WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY...EXHIBIT
    EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR...AND WILL BE DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN. USE
    CAUTION WHEN ENGAGING IN ACTIVITIES THAT COULD RESULT IN A
    FIRE. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.