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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Smith County, Kansas
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 14 at 9:35PM CDT until April 15 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:35 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING...
    RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT...AND A SOUTH OR
    SOUTHWEST WIND...SUSTAINED AT AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35
    MPH...ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AS A
    RESULT...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS REMAIN POSSIBLE TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...006...007...017...018 AND 019...
    * 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.
    * WIND...SUSTAINED FROM THE SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 20
    MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GENERALLY BETWEEN 15 AND 20 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY...BE
    DIFFICULT TO CONTROL...AND MAY EXHIBIT EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.