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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Stanton County, Kansas
  • Red Flag Warning issued April 02 at 1:04PM CDT until April 02 at 9:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 12:04 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...
    .A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHWEST KANSAS
    THIS AFTERNOON. WARM TEMPERATURES, LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTH
    WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SOUTH OF THE FRONT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING
    FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR A PART OF FAR SOUTHWEST
    KANSAS...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 074 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 075 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 084 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 085 STEVENS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 086 SEWARD.
    * WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S.
    * IMPACTS...VERY AGGRESSIVE FIRE BEHAVIOR COULD LEAD TO FIRES
    QUICKLY GROWING OUT OF CONTROL.