Red Flag Warning issued February 26 at 3:59AM CST until February 26 at 6:00PM CST by NWS

.A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL CAUSE WEST WINDS TO SET UP. DEEP MIXING OF DRY AIR WITHIN THE BOUNDARY LAYER WILL CAUSE DEWPOINT TEMPERATURES TO FALL INTO THE TEENS WITH WEST WINDS BECOMING GUSTY. …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS

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Fire Weather Watch issued February 25 at 9:06PM CST until February 26 at 6:00PM CST by NWS

.A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL CAUSE WEST WINDS TO SET UP. DEEP MIXING OF DRY AIR WITHIN THE BOUNDARY LAYER WILL CAUSE DEWPOINT TEMPERATURES TO FALL INTO THE TEENS WITH WEST WINDS BECOMING GUSTY. …FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR LOW

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Kansas man explores deepest space

It’s a long way to the planet LkCa 15b — about 450 light years from Earth — but a former Kansas resident is finding a way to learn more about this young resident of the galaxy.

Adam Kraus, who grew up in Grantville, and fellow astronomer Michael Ireland are the first to take a direct image of a planet as it forms.

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from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-02-25/kansas-man-explores-deepest-space

Ozawkie woman disabled in Jeff. Co. crash

An Ozawkie woman was taken to an area hospital with injuries late Saturday morning after being involved in a two-vehicle accident in Jefferson County, authorities said.

The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the woman as Tina M. Roberts, 32. The highway patrol listed her injuries as disabling.

Troopers said Roberts was driving a 2007 Honda Pilot westbound on K-92 highway. A 2002 Ford pickup truck northbound on Ferguson Road.

Troopers said the Ford failed to yield the right of way to the Honda, and the Pilot struck the pickup truck.

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from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-02-25/ozawkie-woman-disabled-jeff-co-crash

Oskaloosa community group may have the answer for a shelter

by Dennis Sharkey The Oskaloosa City Council has been looking for answers when it comes to a storm shelter, and a community group may have some solutions. Members of the board for The Center Place met with the council earlier this month to offer support and some solutions to the question. Council members were presented […]

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from http://www.jeffcountynews.com/2012/02/oskaloosa-community-group-may-have-the-answer-for-a-shelter/