Strong northwest winds are expected this afternoon. Winds of 30 to 40 mph are possible with wind gusts to 45 mph forecast. The strongest winds will be west of Interstate 135.
Strong northwest winds with sustained speeds from 30 to 40 mph and gusts to 45 mph will lead to extreme grassland fire danger across central and south central Kansas Today. A Red Flag Warning has been issued. Grassland burning should be avoided. If you smoke, make sure to safely dispose of your smoking materials. If you have plans to cut, weld or grind outdoors, take extra precautions and clear your project area of any vegetation.
***WIND ADVISORY AND RED FLAG WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH 7:00 PM TODAY!***