Critical Fire Conditions for Seward County on Sunday

Joe Denoyer - June 13, 2020 10:06 pm

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SUNDAY…

Gusty southwest winds and low relative humidity will create critical fire weather conditions Sunday.

RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY.

* Affected Area…SEWARD COUNTY.

* Winds…South 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity…As low as 9 percent.

* Impacts…Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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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