Red Flag Warning North East Kansas

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1239 PM CDT MON OCT 24 2011

REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-
GEARY-MORRIS-
1239 PM CDT MON OCT 24 2011

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST
OF A LINE FROM MARYSVILLE TO MANHATTAN TO COUNCIL GROVE...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...AREAS WEST OF A LINE FROM COUNCIL GROVE TO
MANHATTAN TO MARYSVILLE.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...AFTERNOON HIGHS BETWEEN 82 AND 85.

* IMPACTS...DRY FUELS...STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
AND WARM TEMPERATURES COULD LEAD TO EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH
POTENTIAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY.


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