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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:32 PM CDT on April 01, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 01, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
for portions of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois due to
extreme fire weather conditions...

* affected area... all of eastern Iowa and far northwest Illinois.

* Timing... through early evening.

* Winds... south 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 17 to 22 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 70s and lower 80s.

* Grassland fire danger index... extreme.

* Impacts... if a grass fire or wildfire were to develop it would
spread rapidly and would be very difficult to control. Outdoor
burning is strongly discouraged and should be avoided.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior. Outdoor burning is not
recommended.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:09 PM CDT on April 01, 2015



... Highest wind gust reports past 6 hours ...

Location speed time/date
3 NNW Ely 45 mph 0235 PM 04/01
3 NNE Lafayette 39 mph 0227 PM 04/01
Cedar Rapids Arpt 39 mph 0235 PM 04/01
1 NNE Olin 39 mph 0255 PM 04/01
2 WNW Palisades State Park 39 mph 0227 PM 04/01
Williamsburg 38 mph 0244 PM 04/01
Independence Arpt 38 mph 0255 PM 04/01
Dubuque Arpt 37 mph 0223 PM 04/01
Monticello Arpt 37 mph 0255 PM 04/01
Davenport Arpt 36 mph 0238 PM 04/01
Muscatine Arpt 36 mph 0235 PM 04/01
1 E Brandon 36 mph 0116 PM 04/01
Vinton Arpt 36 mph 0155 PM 04/01
Washington Arpt 35 mph 0135 PM 04/01
Vinton 34 mph 1255 PM 04/01
1 NE Delta 34 mph 0110 PM 04/01
1 N Williamsburg 34 mph 0240 PM 04/01
2 SSE Osborn 33 mph 0258 PM 04/01
Fairfield Arpt 33 mph 0235 PM 04/01
Iowa City Arpt 33 mph 0232 PM 04/01
2 W University Heights 33 mph 0212 PM 04/01
1 W Maquoketa 33 mph 0223 PM 04/01
Burlington Arpt 32 mph 0250 PM 04/01
Clinton Arpt 32 mph 0235 PM 04/01
1 E Hiawatha 32 mph 0230 PM 04/01
Raritan 32 mph 0233 PM 04/01
Keokuk Arpt 32 mph 0215 PM 04/01
1 NNE Cantril 32 mph 0142 PM 04/01
quad city Intl Arpt 32 mph 0228 PM 04/01
1 W DeWitt 32 mph 0155 PM 04/01
Fort Madison Arpt 31 mph 0255 PM 04/01
2 NE Sheffield 31 mph 0225 PM 04/01
Mount Pleasant Arpt 31 mph 0235 PM 04/01
Cedar Rapids 31 mph 0240 PM 04/01
3 SSW Cedar Rapids 31 mph 0240 PM 04/01
Erie 30 mph 0210 PM 04/01
1 ENE Marion 30 mph 0229 PM 04/01
Julien 30 mph 0252 PM 04/01
2 NW Moline 30 mph 0233 PM 04/01
Macomb Arpt 30 mph 0255 PM 04/01
1 WNW Gulfport 30 mph 0230 PM 04/01
1 E Dubuque 29 mph 0251 PM 04/01
1 WNW Eldridge 29 mph 0244 PM 04/01
2 E Muscatine 29 mph 0225 PM 04/01
1 SW Colmar 29 mph 0110 PM 04/01
4 se Maysville 29 mph 0210 PM 04/01
1 NE Marion 28 mph 0226 PM 04/01
2 W Lime City 28 mph 1240 PM 04/01
2 ESE Hiawatha 27 mph 0226 PM 04/01
1 NNE North Liberty 27 mph 0246 PM 04/01
2 NE Freeport 27 mph 0225 PM 04/01
1 SSE Manchester 27 mph 0241 PM 04/01
4 ESE Oakland Mills 27 mph 0115 PM 04/01
Unionville 26 mph 0251 PM 04/01
Garrison 26 mph 0138 PM 04/01
Freeport Arpt 26 mph 0235 PM 04/01
Hamilton 26 mph 0225 PM 04/01
3 ENE Bentley 25 mph 0138 PM 04/01
Stronghurst 25 mph 0228 PM 04/01
Kewanee Municipal 25 mph 0211 PM 04/01
1 ESE Dubuque 25 mph 0242 PM 04/01
2 ESE Scioto Mills 25 mph 0253 PM 04/01

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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