Windy and dry weather lead to fire risk

Windy and dry weather lead to fire risk

It will be another Red Flag Warning day with dry skies and highs in the 60's and 70's.

The Grand Island Fire Department went ahead with its controlled burn training event for Sunday morning, March 5, along Highway 281, south of Highway 34, because the humidity levels were much higher, Hotz said.

The South winds will be 20-35 miles per hour. Strong southwest winds are also expected. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring.with sustained wind speeds greater than 40 miles per hour or gusts greater than 58 miles per hour. He noted that grass fires on prairie land can quickly spread when there are high winds like the ones predicted for Monday and Tuesday.

Numerous areas will have sustained winds of at least 20 to 40 miles per hour with gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour.




Relative Humidity...as low as 10 to 15 percent.

Another warm up starts Wednesday as the high reaches the low 60s, and further increases to the low 70s Thursday.

Thu: High: 72 Low: 40 Mostly sunny. "With the otherwise nice weather this weekend, we just want people who may be working in their yards or enjoying the outdoors to be aware of the elevated potential for fire danger". A fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur.

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