Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
346 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

MNZ024-027>032-040-190000-
Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
Including the cities of Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Wolf Lake,
Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Perham, New York Mills,
Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena, Menahga,
Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, and Barrett
346 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...Critical Fire Weather conditions for west central Minnesota
this afternoon...

A cold front moving through the area midday and early afternoon
will be accompanied by gusty winds to 40 mph along with a very dry
airmass. Relative humidity values will lower into the 25 to 30
percent range and with the strong westerly winds any fires that
would start may quickly grow out of control. Avoid burning
outdoors today and avoid throwing any lit objects out the window.


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