Elevated Fire Danger- Thursday January 25thPublished by Leah on Wed, 2018-01-24 16:47
The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a RED FLAG WARNING that includes Sumner County…
in effect from 12:00 Noon until 6:00pm on Thursday, January 25, 2018.
Southerly winds of 20-30 mph with gusts to 40 mph, combined with low relative humidities and
EXTREMELY dry vegetation have prompted this WARNING. ANY outdoor fire that develops
will become out-of-control rapidly, and all outdoor burning should be avoided.
During a RED FLAG WARNING or WIND ADVISORY event in Sumner County…
ALL outdoor burning is PROHIBITED in Sumner County, as per Sumner County Resolution 2011-47.
Sumner County Emergency Management
James Fair, KCEM