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South Dakota, Union

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:46 AM CDT on April 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 21, 2014


... 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Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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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