Cowley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 15. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 18:53 (CDT)

...Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday afternoon for extreme grassland fire danger for fire weather zones 053...069...070...071...072...093...094... 095...096...098...099 and 100...

* extreme grassland fire danger...is forecast.

* Timing...the greatest fire weather risk is from 10 am Wednesday until 6 PM.

* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 23 percent.

* Impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of this fire weather product.

Record Report
Statement as of 1:14 PM CDT on April 15, 2014

...Record low temperature recorded this morning at Russell...Salina and Chanute on April 15th...

A temperature of 18 degrees was recorded at Russell this morning which broke the previous record low of 26 degrees that occurred in 1983. In Salina...the temperature fell to 21 degrees which set a new record low for the date. The previous record was 23 degrees set on this date in 1936. Chanute also recorded a new low temperature with a value of 23 degrees breaking the previous record of 24 degrees from 1928.