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  • Red Flag Warning for Stanton County, Kansas
  • Red Flag Warning issued April 23 at 8:18AM CDT until April 23 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:18 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...
    .VERY WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A DRYLINE ACROSS
    EXTREME SOUTHWEST KANSAS TODAY. THIS WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE
    WEATHER CONDITIONS.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
    8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
    FOR FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON AND FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 085 STEVENS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
    * TIMING...1 PM THROUGH 8 PM.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 80S.
    * IMPACTS...FIRES CAN RAPIDLY BECOME OUT OF CONTROL.