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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Smith County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued May 06 at 4:28AM CDT until May 07 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 3:28 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY...
    .THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND INCREASING
    SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL RESULT IN NEAR TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
    CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 005...006...007...017...018...019...076...077...
    085...086 AND 087...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
    EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
    * 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 076 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 085 WEBSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 NUCKOLLS AND FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 087 THAYER.
    * WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY AT 15 TO 20 MPH...WITH
    OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 PERCENT BY THE
    MID AFTERNOON HOURS.
    * IMPACTS...RAPID AND PERHAPS UNCONTROLLABLE FIRE GROWTH
    CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.