Wellington, KS

6:41 AM CST on February 28, 2017 (GMT -0600)
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Elev 1275 ft 37.32 °N, 97.39 °W | Updated 15 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
54.0 °F
Feels Like 54.0 °F
N
7.0
Wind Variable Wind from South

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.70 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:01 AM 6:22 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KWLD 281154Z AUTO 19011KT 6SM BR CLR 16/14 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP056 T01560144 10167 20156 55001
Pressure 29.70 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:01 AM 6:22 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KWLD 281154Z AUTO 19011KT 6SM BR CLR 16/14 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP056 T01560144 10167 20156 55001

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:14 AM CST Feb. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this
evening for extreme grassland fire danger for fire weather zones
069... 070... 071... 072... 082... 083... 091... 092... 093... 094... 095...
096... 098 and 099...

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a red flag
warning for extreme grassland fire danger... which is in effect
from noon today to 6 PM CST this evening.

* Extreme grassland fire danger... is forecast.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph will
affect south central Kansas. The southwest wind speeds could
be even stronger across southeast Kansas this afternoon.

* Relative humidity... as low as 20 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
and become very difficult to control. 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.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the
field of this fire weather product.



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