National Drought Mitigation Center

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Dust Storm Warning and grass fires causing burn ban in Rooks County, Kansas
3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Relief, Response & Restrictions
Rooks County, KS

Start Date: 3/10/2018 - End Date: 3/10/2018
Multiple grass fires have happened across our sector. Grass and crop fields are not showing signs of struggling but could use much needed precipitation. Currently have a burn ban place for Rooks County. The past week we've had multiple high wind warnings, some of those warnings resulted in damage to trees and utility poles. Had a Dust Storm Warning earlier in the week resulting in multiple closures of roadways CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Zurich 3.3 N on 3/10/2018