Red Flag Warnings in 9 states, March 6, 2017

The National Weather Service has posted Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for areas in South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. Most of warnings expire Monday evening.

Many of the areas will have sustained winds of at least 20 to 40 mph with gusts exceeding 50 mph. Tuesday’s forecast includes diminished but still strong winds.

The map was current as of 10:05 a.m. MT on Monday. 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 in eight states, March 5, 2017

The National Weather Service has posted Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for areas in Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas.

There is some confusion about the forecast in Nebraska. While the map shows Red Flag Warnings in at least two areas within the state, other indications are that those Warnings were cancelled.

All areas are expected to have strong winds and low humidities.

The map was current as of 11:20 a.m. MT 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, March 4, 2017

The National Weather Service has posted Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for areas in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. The Red Flag areas (in red) expire Saturday evening. Most of the Fire Weather Watch areas (in yellow) expire Sunday evening.

All areas are expected to have strong winds and low humidities.

The map was current as of 9:25 a.m. MT 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 February 23, 2017

The National Weather Service has posted Red Flag Warnings that expire Thursday evening for areas in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma.

All of the areas are expected to have dry fuels, strong winds, and low humidities.

The map was current as of 8:28 a.m. MT on Thursday. 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, February 22, 2017

The National Weather Service has posted Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for areas in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma. The Red Flag areas (in red) expire Thursday evening except for the ones in Colorado that expire Wednesday evening.

All areas are expected to have dry fuels, strong winds, and low humidities.

The map was current as of 8:55 a.m. MT 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, February 21, 2017

The National Weather Service has posted Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for areas in Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. Most of the Red Flag areas (in red) expire Tuesday evening, while the Watches (in yellow) are in effect through Thursday.

While the areas identified in Nebraska should experience record high temperatures on Tuesday, all areas have dry fuels, strong winds, and low humidities in the forecast.

The map was current as of 8:08 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.