Portions of Kansas have already been under a Red Flag Warning this year. What exactly does that mean? How is that different from a Fire Weather Watch? Read about these two designations in this article.
This year has had a slow start to fire season across the state. Fire weather concerns have been marginal and there have been fewer than normal large fires across the state. However, conditions are changing as several wind events are forecasted for the coming days combined with very dry air. It's important to understand the different types of fire weather products issued by the National Weather Service.