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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 21. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 02:46 (CDT)

...Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 249...256...257...258...300...301 and 900...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a red flag warning for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area...in Iowa...fire weather zones 300 and 301. In Minnesota...fire weather zone 900. In Nebraska...fire weather zone 249. In South Dakota...fire weather zones 256...257 and 258.

* Winds...northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 21 percent.

* Impacts...the potential exists for fast moving and intense grassland fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now...or in the near future. A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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