Kansas Fire Weather Zone 012

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS 344 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014 .DISCUSSION... A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE SOUTH WINDS TO BECOME GUSTY TODAY WITH SPEEDS AS HIGH AS 40 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE FLINT HILLS AND EAST CENTRAL KS. THE STRONG WINDS WILL LIKELY CAUSE SOME ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. RECENT MOISTURE AND MIN RH VALUES EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT OR ABOVE 40 PERCENT SHOULD PREVENT EXTREME FIRE DANGER. WITH THE INCREASING WINDS, SMOKE DISPERSAL WILL BE GOOD TO EXCELLENT. A FRONTAL SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON FRIDAY BRINGING A CHANCE FOR SOME LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION...MAINLY FRIDAY NIGHT. TEMPS WILL TREND MUCH COLDER FOR NEXT WEEK. A STRONG COLD FRONT WITH ARCTIC AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THIS COULD BRING ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SOME LIGHT SNOW. WOLTERS BROWN- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HIAWATHA 344 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014 TODAY TONIGHT FRI CLOUD COVER PSUNNY PCLDY MCLDY PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/RAIN CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20 TEMP 49 31 39 RH % 49 86 70 20FTWND (MPH) S 16 G34 S 14 W 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 1848 2005 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 38 N 14 SMOKE DISPERSAL EXCELLENT GOOD LAL 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 4(LOW) 3(VLOW) 3(VLOW) REMARKS... ........SUPPLEMENTAL WIND DATA (MPH)........ 09 AM 12 PM 03 PM 06 PM WIND S-18G26 S-25G34 S-21G31 S-14 .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS AROUND 18. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. HIGHS AROUND 19. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
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