...Red flag warning in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 267 and 270...
The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a red flag warning for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening.
* Affected area...in South Dakota...fire weather zones 267 and 270.
* Winds...south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative humidity...as low as 18 percent.
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.