Western Kiowa County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 4:10 AM MDT on April 23, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT this evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233... 234...235...236 and 237...

* affected area...fire weather zones 226...227...228...229... 230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 12 percent.

* Impacts...extreme fire behavior with rapid rates of fire growth and spread can be expected with any fire starts.

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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