Red Flag Warnings, April 9, 2017

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The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for areas in Florida, Nebraska, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Texas.

The map was current as of 9:30 a.m. MDT on Sunday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings April 7, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches for areas in Florida, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas for strong winds and low humidity.

The map was current as of 8:40 a.m. MST on Friday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings, March 24, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for areas in Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas for strong winds and low humidity.

The map was current as of 10:10 a.m. MST on Friday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings, March 18, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches for areas in Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

The map was current as of 12:17 p.m. MST on Saturday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings, March 8, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for areas in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana.

The warnings, for strong winds and low relative humidity, expire Wednesday evening.

The map was current as of 9:30 a.m. MST on Wednesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings for the central U.S., March 7, 2017

Firefighters in Kansas and Oklahoma will have to contend with difficult weather conditions for a second day as Red Flag Warnings have been issued for those states as well as portions of Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. The wind will not be as strong as it was on Monday but it will be quite breezy with very low relative humidities. At 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday the relative humidity in many areas of western Kansas had already dropped into the teens.

On Tuesday the wind in Kansas, northwestern Oklahoma, and southern Nebraska will be generally be out of the west during the daylight hours, which should push any uncontained fires and smoke toward the east.

Most of the Red Flag Warnings expire Tuesday evening. The wind in these areas will decrease significantly on Wednesday.

Kansas relative humidity map
The red numbers represent relative humidity in Kansas at 10:40 a.m. CST, March 7, 2017. The wind barbs point to the direction the wind is from.

The map was current as of 9:30 a.m. MT on Tuesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.