The National Weather Service has issued a burn advisory:
416 AM CST FRI FEB 26 2016
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL…NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.
.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.
VERY HIGH RANGELAND FIRE DANGER WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON SOUTH
OF INTERSTATE 70.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
VERY HIGH TO EXTREME RANGELAND FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED SATURDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE ENTIRE AREA.
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
Sheriff Merchant advises until further notice, due to the warning and the conditions being ideal for fires to get out of control, no burning permits will be issued by our office.