Americus, KS

6:59 AM CST on February 28, 2017 (GMT -0600)
30th & Graphic Arts Rd | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 1180 ft 38.44 °N, 96.23 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
60.4 °F
Feels Like 60.4 °F
N
7.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 15.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:58 AM 6:17 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KEMP 281253Z AUTO 19017KT 6SM BR BKN014 16/14 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP042 T01610144
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:58 AM 6:17 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KEMP 281253Z AUTO 19017KT 6SM BR BKN014 16/14 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP042 T01610144

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:00 AM CST Feb. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this
evening for low relative humidity and strong wind for fire
weather zones 040, 054, 055, 056, 058, and 059...

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this
evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 040, 054, 055, 056, 058,
and 059.

* Wind... sustained winds up to 25 mph with gusts of 30 to 40 mph.
Strongest winds between 1 PM and 6 PM from the southwest.

* Humidity... minimum humidity is expected to range from 18 to 24
percent with lowest values between 2 PM and 6 PM.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.