Grass Fire Risk: Elevated to Critical

Grass Fire and Range Fire conditions across Kansas vary from very high in the northeast to Near-Critical in the southwest. Burning is discouraged.

I’ve attached the Situation Reports produced by each NWS office that covers Kansas. Fire concerns are relevant until the late-weekend system wets down the range. However, humidity will be on the increase starting Saturday afternoon, and as it does fire risks will decrease somewhat.

NWS Dodge City — Elevated to Near-Critical Fire Risk Today

NWS Wichita — Worst Range Fire Conditions in Central KS Saturday

NWS Topeka — Very High Fire Risk Today and Saturday

Grass Fire and Range Fire conditions across Kansas vary from very high in the northeast to Near-Critical in the southwest. Burning is discouraged.

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The SPC Outlook for Friday through Tuesday is succinct: “An active stretch for severe weather will occur during the entire D4-8 period, mainly over the central and southern Plains.”

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