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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
455 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ015-024>026-
034-035-MOZ009-010-301700-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-ROCK ISLAND-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...
DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...
MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...KEOSAUQUA....FORT MADISON...
MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...ALEDO...OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...
MACOMB...MEMPHIS...KAHOKA
455 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

EXPECT AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AS LOW AS 20 TO 25
PERCENT ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN IOWA...WITH VALUES IN THE 20S AND
30S EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. A WEST WIND WILL GUST AROUND 25
MPH THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS IN EASTERN IOWA. WITH
THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND BREEZY
CONDITIONS...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS FORECAST IN THE
HIGH TO VERY HIGH CATEGORIES. EXPECT AN INCREASED THREAT OF
RAPIDLY SPREADING FIELD AND GRASS FIRES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
EASTERN IOWA INTO WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS. AVOID BURNING OUTDOORS
IF AT ALL POSSIBLE TODAY.

$$

RP KINNEY





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
431 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-311115-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
431 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXPECT AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AS LOW AS 20 TO 25
PERCENT ACROSS MOST OF EASTERN IOWA...WITH VALUES IN THE 20S AND
30S EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. A WEST WIND WILL GUST AROUND 25
MPH THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS IN EASTERN IOWA. WITH
THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND BREEZY
CONDITIONS...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS FORECAST IN THE
HIGH TO VERY HIGH CATEGORIES. EXPECT AN INCREASED THREAT OF
RAPIDLY SPREADING FIELD AND GRASS FIRES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
EASTERN IOWA INTO WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. THE
THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS IS LOW AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

RP KINNEY/GIBBS





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