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Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 4:23 PM CDT on April 15, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening for very strong and gusty winds and low humidity values 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...

The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued a Fire Weather Watch for very strong and gusty winds and low humidity values...which is in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* 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 40 mph.

* Timing...humidity values will drop quickly by late morning with humidity values falling below 30 percent by 11 am and below 25 percent from 1 PM through 6 PM.

* Relative humidity...as low as 23 percent.

* Temperatures...in the upper 50s to upper 60s.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

Record Report
Statement as of 04:34 PM CDT on April 15, 2014

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

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

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