Above: Map showing maximum wind gusts in Nebraska at 1:25 p.m. MST March 5, 2018.
(Originally published at 1:32 p.m. MST March 5, 2018)
As predicted in the Red Flag Warnings Monday morning, strong winds are are occurring in Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
These maps of the four states show maximum wind gusts updated at 1:25 p.m. MST March 5, 2018.
UPDATE at 1:54 p.m. MST March 5, 2018: the satellite is detecting another fire in Kansas, farther west, near Hugoton.
UPDATE at 3:19 p.m. MST March 5, 2018. The fire in Clark County is reportedly contained. That fire and the one farther west are no longer being detected by the satellite.