Red Flag Warning in effect this afternoon

By Staff Reports
April 01, 2015

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Red Flag Warning for much of Central Kansas, including McPherson County. The Warning is in effect from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Extreme grassland fire danger is forecast.

Winds will be from the South around 25 MPH with gusts up to 35 MPH.

Relative Humidity will be as low as 35 percent.

Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and become very difficult to control. Outdoor burning is prohibited in McPherson County during a Red Flag Warning.