Burn ban Wednesday: Wind and warm temperatures add up to fire danger

Osage County Emergency Management has issued a burn ban countywide for April 10, 2019. No outside burning is allowed, and all burn permits are suspended. The ban is in effect until 8 a.m. April 11, and may be extended.

A wind advisory is in effect throughout the day until 7 p.m., with south winds expected at 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph. National Weather Service predicts it will be mostly cloudy today with a high near 83. Tonight is expected to remain partly cloudy, with a low around 48; windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph during the evening hours.

For more information about the burn ban, contact Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management director, at 785-828-3323.

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