Sunday, March 25, 2018
Friday, March 23, 2018
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Ensure all "controlled" burns from the past couple of days are full extinguished, avoid all outdoor burning, and report any new fire starts immediately by calling 911.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Avoid ALL outdoor burning, and use extreme caution if working outdoors with any tools or equipment which could produce sparks. Report new fire starts immediately by calling 911.
Friday, March 9, 2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The Kansas Statewide Tornado Drill will take place today at 10am CT. During the drill numerous methods of notification will be tested, including weather radios, television and radio EAS, and mobile devices. Additionally, our outdoor warning sirens will be sounded at 10am instead of noon for our daily test.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS ONLY A DRILL.
Monday, March 5, 2018
Continue to be vigilant in avoiding outdoor burning, using great caution with ignition sources, and report any new fire starts immediately. With the high winds, be prepared for reduced visibility due to blowing dust, secure loose outdoor items, and use caution when driving or traveling next to high-profile vehicles.
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Additionally, a Red Flag Warning will be in effect from 11:00am-9:00pm on Monday. Any fire that starts will quickly spread with erratic fire behavior. Avoid ALL outdoor burning, and report new fire starts immediately by calling 911.
A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 12:00-7:00pm today. Critical fire weather conditions will be in place with strong gusty winds, low humidity, and high temperatures.
Outdoor burning of any kind should be avoided. Cigarettes should be disposed of properly. Report new fire starts immediately by calling 911.
Additionally, areas of blowing dust will be possible later today ahead of the arrival of a cold front.
Friday, March 2, 2018
The Fire Weather Watch has been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning for today, March 2nd. Warm temperatures, gusty winds, and low humidity will created near critical fire danger conditions across southwest Kansas.
All outdoor burning should be avoided, and new fire starts should be reported immediately by calling 911.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for Friday, March 2nd from noon to 7:00pm. Strong gusty winds, low humidity, and dry fuels will likely result in dangerous fire conditions.
Outdoor burning should be avoided, and any new fire starts should be reported quickly by calling 911.