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4:42 PM CDT on March 31, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Des Moines,
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Elev 965 ft 41.53 °N, 93.66 °W | Updated 48 minutes ago

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Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Dew Point 29 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 8.70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KDSM 312054Z 32012KT 10SM FEW100 24/M02 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 FU PLUME SE T02441017 58017

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Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Dew Point 29 °F
Humidity 18%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 8.70 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KDSM 312054Z 32012KT 10SM FEW100 24/M02 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 FU PLUME SE T02441017 58017

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Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:38 PM CDT on March 31, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening for extreme fire conditions... .

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for extreme fire conditions... which is in effect
from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Timing... winds will increase steadily after sunrise
Wednesday... with the most dangerous conditions persisting
through the afternoon.

* Wind... south increasing to 25 to 30 mph with gusts to near 40
mph at times.

* Relative humidity... as low as 25 to 30 percent.

* Fuel... grasses remain nearly 100 percent cured and surface fuels
are highly combustible.

* Impacts... any fires will spread very rapidly and be very
difficult to control in these dangerous conditions. Outdoor
burning is highly discouraged and should be avoided.

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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