Gusty SSW winds are keeping the FIRE raging with plenty of dry fuel – trees and grasses….

This shows the RED FLAG WARNINGS- The Black circle is Rice County on the West and McPherson on the East.

NWS WICHITA:

FIRE WEATHER CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE END OF THE WEEK!

PLEASE STAY OUT OF THE AFFECTED RICE-MCPHERSON COUNTY AREAS

MANY AGENCIES FROM AROUND THE REGION ARE WORKING THIS FIRE AS WELL AS THE NATIONAL GUARD. MANY ROADS CLOSED IN THE AREA….