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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 5:38 AM CDT on October 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 19, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this
evening for low humidity and strong winds for fire weather zones
041, 042, 043, 047, 048, 049, 054, 055, 056, 057, 058, 064, 065,
066, 067, 073, 074, 075, 082, 083, 091, and 092...

The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a red flag warning, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM
CDT this evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 041, 042, 043, 047, 048,
049, 054, 055, 056, 057, 058, 064, 065, 066, 067, 073, 074,
075, 082, 083, 091, and 092.

* Wind... south 15 to 20 mph with gusts around 30 mph.

* Humidity... less than 25 percent and perhaps as low as 20
percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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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