Wichita, KS (67209)

7:49 AM CDT on March 24, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Near the airport | | Change Station
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Elev 1348 ft 37.65 °N, 97.44 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
64.4 °F
Feels Like 64.4 °F
N
13.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 17.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 20000 ft
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 58%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:26 AM 7:45 PM
Waning Crescent, 15% visible
METAR KICT 241153Z 17017G25KT 10SM FEW085 BKN100 BKN200 18/07 A2970 RMK AO2 PK WND 18031/1057 SLP044 T01830072 10211 20183 55001
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 10000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 20000 ft
Dew Point 49 °F
Humidity 58%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:26 AM 7:45 PM
Waning Crescent, 15% visible
METAR KICT 241153Z 17017G25KT 10SM FEW085 BKN100 BKN200 18/07 A2970 RMK AO2 PK WND 18031/1057 SLP044 T01830072 10211 20183 55001

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:30 AM CDT Mar. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 6 PM CDT
this evening for extreme grassland fire danger for fire weather
zones 067... 068... 082... 083 and 091...

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a red flag
warning for extreme grassland fire danger... which is in effect
from 11 am this morning to 6 PM CDT this evening.

* Extreme grassland fire danger... is forecast from late this
morning into the afternoon.

* Winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 25 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and
become 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.