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Elevated fire dangerNational Weather Service graphic
Elevated fire danger
The morning weather was a little cool, with temperatures of 33 degrees at 8 a.m. Friday.
But temperatures will rise Friday, reaching a high of 56, according to the National Weather Service.
There will be an elevated fire danger this afternoon in the region, especially to the south of Kansas City, the weather service said.
West-southwest winds of 11 to 18 mph are predicted, with gusts to 28 mph.
Relative humidity values will drop to 20 to 30 percent this afternoon.
Wet fuel and elevated fuel moisture are keeping conditions from the “red flag” designation, the weather service stated.
The elevated fire danger will end this evening when temperatures and winds decrease and relative humidity increases, according to the weather service.
Temperatures on Saturday will be near 49 degrees with mostly sunny skies. Sunday, the high will be near 37.
There will be a chance for light snow Saturday night into Sunday in the region, however, little to no accumulation is expected.