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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Smith County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 03 at 11:43AM CDT until April 04 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 3, 2015 at 10:43 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SATURDAY...
    GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND FAVORABLE
    FUELS ARE EXPECTED TO COMBINE TO PRODUCE CRITICAL OR NEAR
    CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
    EVENING.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...006...007...017...018...019...039...
    040...041...046...047...048...049...060...061...062...063...064...
    072...073...074...075...076...077...082...083...084...085...
    086 AND 087...
    * 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 039 VALLEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 GREELEY...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 041 NANCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 047 HOWARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048 MERRICK...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 049 POLK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 060 DAWSON...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 061 BUFFALO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 062 HALL...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 063 HAMILTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 064 YORK...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 072 GOSPER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 073 PHELPS...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 074 KEARNEY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 075 ADAMS...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 076 CLAY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 077 FILLMORE...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 082 FURNAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 083 HARLAN...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 084 FRANKLIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 085 WEBSTER...FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 086 NUCKOLLS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 087 THAYER.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT MIGHT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD QUICKLY...
    BE POTENTIALLY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND WILL EXHIBIT EXTREME
    FIRE BEHAVIOR.