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Weather Alert Detail

  • Red Flag Warning for Wichita County, Kansas
  • Red Flag Warning issued May 19 at 12:38PM CDT until May 19 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:38 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7 p.m.
  • ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY...
    .VERY WARM AND DRY AIR WILL ADVECT INTO THE REGION SOUTH OF
    INTERSTATE 70 LATE THIS MORNING AND WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH
    THE AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. A WEAK TROUGH AXIS SITUATED ALONG
    THE INTERSTATE WILL BRING WEAK WINDS IN THE VICINITY OF THE TROUGH.
    FURTHER SOUTH OF THE TROUGH...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE
    GUSTY AT TIMES...LEADING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
    CONDITIONS.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/
    THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
    ZONES 041...042 AND 254...
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254 CHEYENNE
    CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 GREELEY AND FIRE WEATHER
    ZONE 042 WICHITA.
    * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.