Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1021 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

IAZ004-005-015-023-024-033-034-044-045-212100-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-PALO ALTO-POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-SAC-CALHOUN-CRAWFORD-
CARROLL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...EMMETSBURG...
POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...
SAC CITY...LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...DENISON...CARROLL
1021 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON IN PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND WESTERN IOWA...

NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS OF 30 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE...A DRIER AIRMASS
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE STATE WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
DROPPING INTO THE UPPER 20S ACROSS AREAS OF NORTHERN AND WESTERN
IOWA BY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED FIRE POTENTIAL
DURING THE AFTERNOON UNTIL WINDS RELAX AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY
CLIMBS BY THIS EVENING. ANY OUTDOOR FIRES ACROSS THIS AREA DURING
THE AFTERNOON WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SPREAD RAPIDLY AND
BURNING IS DISCOURAGED.

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