Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Red Flag Warning in Smith County, Kansas
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Smith County Kansas Urgency: Expected Severity: Severe Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
10/3/2022 11:58:00 AM until 10/3/2022 8:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
Instructions
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.
Alert Summary
Critical Fire Danger Today... ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA... The National Weather Service in Hastings has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening. * WINDS...South 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 16 percent. * IMPACTS...Any fires that ignite may spread rapidly and exhibit extreme fire behavior. Use extreme caution if engaging in activities that could result in fire ignition.