The National Weather Service is strongly discouraging any outdoor burning Thursday as gusty winds and low humidity values are creating conditions for dangerous fire weather. People should also avoid causing any accidental fires by extinguishing their cigarette butts properly.
The National Weather Service is strongly discouraging any outdoor burning Thursday as gusty winds and low humidity values are creating conditions for dangerous fire weather. People should also avoid causing any accidental fires by extinguishing their cigarette butts properly. Keith Myers File photo
The National Weather Service is strongly discouraging any outdoor burning Thursday as gusty winds and low humidity values are creating conditions for dangerous fire weather. People should also avoid causing any accidental fires by extinguishing their cigarette butts properly. Keith Myers File photo

Red flag warning issued as Kansas City area faces high fire danger

February 16, 2017 07:33 AM

UPDATED February 16, 2017 08:17 AM

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