Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WWUS83 KJKL 311641
RFWJKL

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1241 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GUSTY WEST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

.A DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON WITH
GUSTY WEST WINDS UP TO 30 MPH. IN ADDITION TO THE GUSTY
WINDS...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE LOWER 20 PERCENT
RANGE. THIS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
CONDUCIVE FOR EXPLOSIVE WILDFIRE GROWTH.

KYZ044-050>052-060-104-106>110-112-113-115-118>120-010000-
/O.NEW.KJKL.FW.W.0001.150331T1800Z-150401T0000Z/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-
WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-PERRY-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
1241 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 044...
050...051...052...060...104...106...107...108...109...110...
112...113...115...118...119 AND 120...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 044...050...051...052...
  060...104...106...107...108...109...110...112...113...115...
  118...119 AND 120.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING.

* WIND...WEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

SHALLENBERGER


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.