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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:18 PM CDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on April 01, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM CDT Wednesday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 269...
270 and 271...

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon to 8 PM CDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... in South Dakota... fire weather zones 269...
270 and 271.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 20 percent.

* Impacts... fires could spread very quickly due to dead fuels...
gusty winds and low relative humidity.

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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