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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
949 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS TODAY...

.SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING...THEN TURN TOWARD
SOUTHWEST AND REMAIN STRONG IN THE AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING
THIS EVENING.

IAZ036>039-047>050-060>062-074-075-085-086-096-097-162300-
/O.CON.KDMX.WI.Y.0012.140416T1800Z-140416T2300Z/
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-POLK-
JASPER-POWESHIEK-MARION-MAHASKA-MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...
ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...
WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...
TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...DES MOINES...NEWTON...
GRINNELL...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...
CENTERVILLE...BLOOMFIELD
949 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTH TURNING TOWARD SOUTHWEST AND INCREASING TO AROUND
  30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT TODAY
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE OR LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES ON NORTH
  SOUTH ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

LEE



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
944 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA...

.STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BY THIS AFTERNOON.

IAZ044>050-162245-
/O.EXA.KDMX.FW.W.0002.140416T1700Z-140416T2300Z/
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-
944 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS....

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR FROM MID MORNING TO
  MID AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL FALL THROUGHOUT THE
  MORNING AND BOTTOM OUT DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* WIND...SOUTH TURNING TOWARD SOUTHWEST AT 25 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO NEAR 45 MPH AT TIMES.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING TO AROUND 25 PERCENT.

* FUEL...FUELS SHOULD DRY QUICKLY AND WILL BURN EASILY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY DUE TO THE
  VERY STRONG WINDS.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
938 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

IAZ044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-092>097-171100-
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-
DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-
MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
938 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING AND A WIND ADVISORY ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE
AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. PLEASE REFER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT. THE POTENTIAL
FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$



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