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Kansas region warned of high danger of wildfires


January 26, 2018

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Weather officials are issuing a red flag warning central and south-central Kansas, cautioning of extreme grassland fire danger.

The Hutchinson News reports that the National Weather Service says the warning period is from noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday.

A warning issued through Reno County Emergency Management says the danger of wildfires is high due to above normal temperatures, low relative humidity and gusty winds. There should be no outdoor burning because any fires that develop are likely to spread rapidly and be difficult to control.

Temperatures are predicted to...

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