Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
303 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...

.RED FLAG CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. DRY
AND WINDY CONDITIONS...COUPLED WITH DRY GRASSES AND BRUSH...WILL
ALLOW ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP TO SPREAD VERY QUICKLY. AVOID OUTDOOR
BURNING THROUGH THIS EVENING

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-100000-
/O.CON.KARX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140410T0000Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
303 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST IOWA AND SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN IOWA...MITCHELL...HOWARD...WINNESHIEK...
  ALLAMAKEE...FLOYD...CHICKASAW...FAYETTE...CLAYTON. IN
  MINNESOTA...WABASHA...DODGE...OLMSTED...WINONA...MOWER...
  FILLMORE...HOUSTON.

* TIMING...MOST CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BETWEEN 4 AND 7
  PM.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...25 TO 30 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...65 TO 70.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

AJ



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