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Douglas-Todd-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
1127 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* AFFECTED AREA...West central into central Minnesota.
* WIND...North to northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35
* HUMIDITY...lower to around 25 percent.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.