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URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wichita Kansas.
3:53 AM Central Time Wednesday   1/08/2020

For all of The Following counties.
Cowley, Elk and Chautauqua,
3:53 AM Central Time Wednesday   1/08/2020,

RED FLAG WARNING, is  IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY, 1/08/2020 till, 9 PM Central Time, THIS EVENING,

FOR EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER.

Extreme Grassland Fire Danger, Is forecast.

Winds…South 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

Relative Humidity, As low as 26 percent.

Impacts are Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not
recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures
can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

 

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