Minnehaha Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 8:53 PM CDT on March 28, 2015

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 7 am to 7 PM CDT Sunday...

* timing... Sunday morning into early Sunday afternoon. Highest
wind gusts begin late Sunday morning.

* Weather conditions... sustained northwest winds 25 to 35 mph
with gusts up to 50 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution until the winds subside.




Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 8:55 PM CDT on March 28, 2015

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Sunday evening for very strong northwesterly winds and
moderately low humidity for fire weather zones 249... 256... 257...
258... 300... 301 and 900...

* affected area... fire weather zone 300. Fire weather zone 301.
Fire weather zone 900. Fire weather zone 249. Fire weather
zone 256. Fire weather zone 257. Fire weather zone 258.

* Wind... northwest winds 25 to 45 mph. In addition... winds
preceding the watch tonight will be from the south to
southwest at 15 to 30 mph providing additional drying
concerns for Sunday.

* Humidity... minimum values will be 25 to 35 percent by mid
afternoon Sunday. If light rain falls late tonight and early
Sunday... the rainfall amount will likely not be enough to
sustain fuel moisture in dormant fuels by Sunday afternoon
given the projected wind speeds.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.