Liberal, KS

Now: 58 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 58 °F | Lo: 36 °F

Monday

Hi: 71 °F 

Lo: 35 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 74 °F 

Lo: 47 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 70 °F 

Lo: 30 °F

Thursday

Hi: 48 °F 

Lo: 25 °F

Friday

Hi: 44 °F 

Lo: 25 °F

Fire Danger Continues Tuesday

KSCB News - October 4, 2011 6:07 am

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
224 AM CDT TUE OCT 4 2011

…CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

.STRONG SOUTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES CAN BE
EXPECTED BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS WILL THEN
CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. ANY FIRES THAT START
WILL SPREAD QUICKLY AND BURN VIGOROUSLY.

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>065-074>080-084>089-042100-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0047.111004T1800Z-111005T0100Z/
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-MORTON-
STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-
224 AM CDT TUE OCT 4 2011 /124 AM MDT TUE OCT 4 2011/

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/
THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 030…031…043…
044…045…046…061…062…063…064…065…074…075…076…
077…078…079…080…084…085…086…087…088 AND 089…

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/
THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA…GENERALLY WEST OF LINE FROM SAINT JOHN TO
PRATT AND MEDICINE LODGE AND WEST TO THE COLORADO BORDER.

* WINDS…GUSTY SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
35 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY…RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL LOWER TO
BETWEEN 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL
RESULT IN CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH. VERY DRY
SURFACE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE WILD FIRE DANGER EVEN MORE.
OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD NOT BE ATTEMPTED THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY
EVENING.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

 

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