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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
912 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2024

...Very High to Extreme Fire Danger Monday...

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ015-024>026-
034-035-MOZ009-010-261115-
/O.CON.KDVN.FW.W.0001.240226T1500Z-240227T0000Z/
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-
912 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM CST
MONDAY FOR VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS FOR EASTERN
IOWA...FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI...AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* TIMING...9 AM TO 6 PM on Monday.

* WINDS...South 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the 70s.

* IMPACTS...Any fires will spread rapidly and be very difficult
  to control in these dangerous conditions. Outdoor burning
  should be avoided.

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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