We wanted to share with you some local observations within the last 30 minutes…

Here is the Satellite image showing the current set up.

The area in Red in Central KS is where the HIGHEST WILD FIRE RISK IS….Why? We have Cool dry air being wrapped around the area of Low Pressure PLUS we have dry air being pumped in from the SW at the mid and upper levels that will also help to reduce Relative Humidity which is one of the biggest factors with Fire Risk.

Let’s look at some of the Conditions we are seeing across the State-

NORTHWEST KS:

CENTRAL KS:

SOUTH CENTRAL KS – look at the Wind Direction- the front is between Hutch and Wichita: