Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
422 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...

.THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WEST NORTHWEST WINDS
THIS AFTERNOON WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

MNZ064-073-074-082-091-301730-
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YELLOW MEDICINE-REDWOOD-BROWN-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
422 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...073... 074...082 AND 091...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 064...073...074...082 AND
  091. MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM GRANITE FALLS TO NEW ULM AND
  THEN WEST OF A LINE FROM NEW ULM TO FAIRMONT.

* WIND...25 TO 35 MPH OUT OF THE WEST NORTHWEST.

* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 22 AND 27 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

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