...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 084...085 AND 086... The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect until 6 PM CST this evening. * Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton... Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens and Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward. * Winds...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * Timing...Through 6 PM CST. * Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent. * Temperatures...In the upper 50s to the lower 60s. * Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE, THE SOUTH PLAINS, AND THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROLLING PLAINS... The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon. * Timing...11 AM to 6 PM Tuesday. * Wind...Westerly 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. * Humidity...10 to 17 percent. * Fuels...Critically dry. * Impacts...Any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is discouraged.