Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
552 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016


MNZ018-025-026-033>036-031900-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.W.0001.160503T1700Z-160504T0100Z/
NORTH ITASCA-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-CROW WING-
NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-
552 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH
CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 018...025...
  026...033...034...035 AND 036.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...DROPPING AS LOW 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...65 TO 70.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

GRANING



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