ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON (3/31/14)

Weather

March 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD
415 AM CDT MON MAR 31 2014

STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH…WITH GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH
AT TIMES…WILL DEVELOP BY NOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE
AFTERNOON.

IN ADDITION…RATHER DRY AIR IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR ACROSS THE AREA
THIS AFTERNOON WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY FALLING TO AROUND 25 TO 35
PERCENT AT TIMES FROM 1 PM THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THIS WILL LEAD
TO AN ENHANCED FIRE DANGER…WITH ANY FIRES THAT START EXPECTED TO
SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING OF ANY KIND IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED
    TODAY INTO THE EARLY EVENING.