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Special Weather Statement: Elevated fire weather conditions/gusty winds


November 16th, 2023 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: Sac-Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Cass-Adair-Madison-Adams-Union
1122 AM CST Thu Nov 16 2023

…Period of Gusty Winds Causing Elevated Fire Weather Conditions Today…

What…Breezy winds out of the southwest from 20 to 25 mph with gusts over 30 mph.

elevated fire weather (counties in flesh color); Wind Advisory for counties in brown.

When…Now until 3 pm

Impacts…Winds may cause fires to behave sporadically at times. Unsecured outdoor objects may be blown around and smaller tree branches may break.

Preparedness and Precautionary Actions…Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle.