Marshall Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:27 PM CDT on April 01, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 7 PM CDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 039...
046 and 273...

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 11 am to 7 PM CDT Thursday.

* Affected area... in Minnesota... fire weather zones 039 and 046.
In South Dakota... fire weather zone 273.

* Winds... west at 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... from 20 to 30 percent.

* Impacts... fires will 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.






327 PM CDT Wed Apr 1 2015 /227 PM MDT Wed Apr 1 2015/

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 267... 268... 269... 270... 271 and 272...
... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am CDT /10 am MDT/ to 7 PM
CDT /6 PM MDT/ Thursday for wind and low relative humidity for
fire weather zones 267... 268... 269... 270... 271 and 272...

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 11 am CDT /10 am MDT/ to 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ Thursday.

* Affected area... in South Dakota... fire weather zones 267...
268... 269... 270... 271 and 272.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph through
the remainder of the afternoon. Winds drop slowly somewhat
overnight.

* Relative humidity... from 15 to 25 percent.

* Impacts... fires will 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.






Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:56 PM CDT on April 1, 2015

... Public information statement...

... Record high temperature set at Sisseton today... and tied at
Timber Lake yesterday...

a record high temperature of 74 degrees was set at Sisseton, SD
today. This breaks the old record of 72 set in 1963.

A record high temperature of 79 degrees was tied at Timber Lake,
SD yesterday. This ties the old record of 79 set in 2012.


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