Kossuth County, Iowa
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Fire Weather Warning
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-020000-
/O.CON.KDMX.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150402T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
401 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS....

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO THE EARLY EVENING
WITH FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS.

* WIND...SOUTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH AT TIMES.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* FUEL...GRASSES REMAIN NEARLY 100 PERCENT DORMANT AND CURED WITH
SURFACE FUELS 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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>037-044>047-057-058-070-012300-
/O.CON.KDMX.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150401T2300Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-
GUTHRIE-CASS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...DENISON...CARROLL...
JEFFERSON...BOONE...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...
BAYARD...CASEY...ATLANTIC
357 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...STRONG WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE
SUBSIDING INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* WINDS...SOUTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH OR MORE AT
TIMES.

* IMPACTS...LOOSE OR UNSECURED OBJECTS WILL GET BLOWN AROUND AND
DRIVING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES. HIGH PROFILE OR LIGHT
WEIGHT VEHICLES WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRONG
CROSSWINDS...ESPECIALLY ON WEST TO EAST ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

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