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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
321 PM CDT Fri Apr 12 2024

IAZ001>003-012>014-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ040-
055-056-062-067-130430-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.A.0007.240413T1700Z-240414T0000Z/
Lyon-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay-Buena Vista-Lincoln-
Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-Pipestone-Rock-Brookings-Lake-
Moody-Minnehaha-
321 PM CDT Fri Apr 12 2024

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS
OF SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA, SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA, AND
NORTHWESTERN IOWA...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Iowa, Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Sioux,
  O`Brien, Clay and Buena Vista. In Minnesota, Lincoln, Lyon,
  Murray, Cottonwood, Nobles, Jackson, Pipestone and Rock. In
  South Dakota, Brookings, Lake, Moody, Minnehaha and Lincoln.

* WINDS...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 23 percent.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

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