Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
425 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

IAZ004>007-015>017-024>028-061700-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...
CLARION...BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...
SHELL ROCK...GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY
425 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON IN NORTHERN IOWA...

WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE FROM 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
MPH BY THIS AFTERNOON ALONG WITH HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO
BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT. DESPITE MOST FUELS HAVING GREENED
SIGNIFICANTLY THE PAST WEEK OR TWO...THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED
FIRE DANGER FOR THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA. ANY FIRES
THAT START WHERE DRY GRASS OR LEAF LITTER REMAIN COULD SPREAD
QUICKLY TODAY. OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED... ESPECIALLY BY
THIS AFTERNOON.

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