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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:39 AM CDT on April 21, 2014

...Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 039...046...271...272 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 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area...in Minnesota...fire weather zones 039 and 046. In South Dakota...fire weather zones 271...272 and 273.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

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

* Impacts...the combination of low humidity...dry fuels and gusty winds will likely create critical fire conditions this afternoon into early evening.

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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