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City of Medicine Lodge, KS
Tuesday November 26th, 2019 :: 01:46 a.m. CST

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 05:00PM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Red Flag Warning For wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from noon today to 5 PM CST this afternoon.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche and Fire Weather Zone 090 Barber.

* Winds...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 to 15 percent.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARBER ... COMANCHE

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
City of Medicine Lodge, KS
114 W 1st Ave
Medicine Lodge, KS 67104

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 620-886-3908

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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