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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
255 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WILL DEVELOP ON MONDAY IN
THE WAKE OF A DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. FAIRLY DRY CONDITIONS
WILL BE IN PLACE. THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES AND STRONG
WINDS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER.

MNZ039-046-SDZ271>273-210900-
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.A.0002.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-UPPER JAMES RIVER-PRAIRIE COTEAU-
RED RIVER VALLEY-
255 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 039...046...271...272 AND 273...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 039 AND 046.
  IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 271...272 AND 273.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY...DRY FUELS AND GUSTY
  WINDS WILL LIKELY CREATE CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS MONDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

PARKIN

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