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6:31 PM CDT on April 01, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 1736 ft 43.98 °N, 96.30 °W | Updated 17 minutes ago

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70 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 24 mph

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Waxing Gibbous, 94% visible
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 32 °F
Humidity 25%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 1 out of 12
Pollen 7.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KPQN 012314Z AUTO 31012G21KT 10SM TS CLR 21/00 A2951 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S

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Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 32 °F
Humidity 25%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 1 out of 12
Pollen 7.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KPQN 012314Z AUTO 31012G21KT 10SM TS CLR 21/00 A2951 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S

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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:07 PM CDT on April 01, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening
for low relative humidity and strong winds for fire weather zones
255... 256... 257... 258 and 900... ... red flag warning in effect
from 11 am to 7 PM CDT Thursday for low relative humidity and
strong winds for fire weather zones 255... 256... 257... 258 and
900...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM CDT Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch for Thursday is no longer in effect.


The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 900. Fire weather zone 255.
Fire weather zone 256. Fire weather zone 257. Fire weather
zone 258.

* Wind... southwest winds 20 to 35 mph will become northwest at 20
to 35 mph by late afternoon. Northwest winds are expected to
increase to 20 to 30 mph Thursday afternoon.

* Humidity... will remain near 25 percent for the remainder of the
afternoon. Relative humidity will fall to 15 to 25 percent on
Thursday.

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



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.