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Elk County, KS
Sunday March 19th, 2023 :: 03:10 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Fire Weather Watch until 07:00PM Monday

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Fire Weather Watch for extreme grassland fire danger, which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* Extreme Grassland Fire Danger...Is forecast.

* Winds...South 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 25 to 30 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ELLSWORTH ... SALINE ... RICE ... MCPHERSON ... MARION ... CHASE ... RENO ... HARVEY ... BUTLER ... GREENWOOD ... WOODSON ... KINGMAN ... SEDGWICK ... HARPER ... SUMNER ... COWLEY ... ELK

Instructions:

A fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings. Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of this fire weather product.

Address/Location
Elk County, KS
255 E Washington St
Howard, KS 67349

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 620-374-3597

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Fire Weather Watch

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