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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:56 PM CDT Apr. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening
for low humidity and gusty winds for eastern North Dakota and
northwest Minnesota...

* affected area... in Minnesota... fire weather zones 001... 002...
003... 004... 005... 007... 008... 013... 014... 015... 022... 027...
029... 030 and 040. In North Dakota... fire weather zones 006...
007... 008... 014... 015... 016... 024... 026... 027... 028... 029...
030... 038... 039... 049... 052... 053 and 054.

* Timing... humidity values will decrease by midday and strong
winds will move across the region from the northwest to
southeast through the afternoon resulting in critical fire
weather conditions.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

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

* Temperatures... in the upper 50s.

* 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.




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