Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
238 PM CDT THU APR 10 2014

MNZ900-110000-
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140411T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-
238 PM CDT THU APR 10 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWER 60S.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FAST MOVING AND INTENSE
  GRASSLAND FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR.

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