Miami Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:54 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Timing...late this morning through this afternoon.

* Winds...sustained winds of 25 to 30 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph are likely.

* Impacts...winds of this magnitude will make driving difficult... especially on west to east oriented roads like Interstate 70...Highway 50 or Highway 36. Motorists of high profile and light vehicles will encounter greater difficulty in driving. Loose objects such as garbage cans will be tossed around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of at least 30 mph are expected with gusts to 45 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Also...take action to secure trash cans...lawn furniture...and other loose outdoor objects.

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:09 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening for strong winds and low humidities for fire weather zones 001... 002...003...004...005...006...007...008...011...012...013...014... 015...016...017...020...021...022...023...024...025...025...028... 029...030...031...032...033...037...038...039...040...043...044... 045...046...053...054...057...060...102...103...104 and 105...

* affected area...in Kansas...fire weather zone 025 Atchison KS... fire weather zone 057 Miami...fire weather zone 060 Linn KS... fire weather zone 102 Doniphan...fire weather zone 103 Leavenworth...fire weather zone 104 Wyandotte and fire weather zone 105 Johnson KS. In Missouri...fire weather zone 001 Atchison MO...fire weather zone 002 Nodaway...fire weather zone 003 Worth...fire weather zone 004 Gentry...fire weather zone 005 Harrison...fire weather zone 006 Mercer...fire weather zone 007 Putnam...fire weather zone 008 Schuyler... fire weather zone 011 Holt...fire weather zone 012 Andrew... fire weather zone 013 De Kalb...fire weather zone 014 Daviess...fire weather zone 015 Grundy...fire weather zone 016 Sullivan...fire weather zone 017 Adair...fire weather zone 020 Buchanan...fire weather zone 021 Clinton...fire weather zone 022 Caldwell...fire weather zone 023 Livingston...fire weather zone 024 Linn MO...fire weather zone 025 Macon...fire weather zone 028 Platte...fire weather zone 029 Clay...fire weather zone 030 ray...fire weather zone 031 Carroll...fire weather zone 032 Chariton...fire weather zone 033 Randolph...fire weather zone 037 Jackson...fire weather zone 038 Lafayette... fire weather zone 039 Saline...fire weather zone 040 Howard... fire weather zone 043 Cass...fire weather zone 044 Johnson MO...fire weather zone 045 Pettis...fire weather zone 046 Cooper...fire weather zone 053 Bates and fire weather zone 054 Henry.

* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...humidity values will drop below 25 percent from 12 pmthrough 6 PM.

* Relative humidity...as low as 24 percent.

* Temperatures...in the mid 60s.

* Impacts...fires can start quickly...spread rapidly and burn intensely. All outdoor burning should be avoided in red flag conditions.

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.

Record Report
Statement as of 01:32 am CDT on April 16, 2014

...Record low temperature set at St. Joseph MO...

a record low temperature of 23 degrees was set at St. Joseph MO yesterday. This breaks the old record of 24 set in 1928.

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