Ames, IA (50014)

12:53 PM CDT on April 01, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Ames, IA
Elevation: 955 ft
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Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 955 ft 42.05 °N, 93.65 °W | Updated 40 seconds ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 93% visible
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 25%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 7 out of 12
Pollen 10.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KAMW 011653Z AUTO 19022G31KT 10SM CLR 23/02 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 19035/1620 SLP090 T02280022

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Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 25%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 7 out of 12
Pollen 10.00 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KAMW 011653Z AUTO 19022G31KT 10SM CLR 23/02 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 19035/1620 SLP090 T02280022

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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 9:30 AM CDT on April 01, 2015

... Red flag warning now in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening for
extreme fire conditions... .

* timing... winds will steadily increase this morning and persist
through the afternoon. Fire weather conditions will remain
extremely dangerous all day.

* Wind... south increasing to around 30 mph with gusts over 40 mph
at times.

* Relative humidity... as low as 25 to 30 percent.

* Fuel... grasses remain nearly 100 percent cured and surface
fuels are highly combustible.

* Impacts... any fires will spread very rapidly and be very
difficult to control in these dangerous conditions. Outdoor
burning is highly discouraged and should be avoided.

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 will
create explosive fire growth potential.



Lee