Hancock County, Iowa
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Fire Weather Watch
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-034>039-045>050-058>062-071>075-
082>086-093>097-011000-
/O.CON.KDMX.FW.A.0003.150401T1500Z-150402T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-
MARSHALL-TAMA-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-ADAIR-MADISON-
WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-RINGGOLD-
DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
829 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS....

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE STEADILY AFTER SUNRISE
WEDNESDAY...WITH THE MOST DANGEROUS CONDITIONS PERSISTING
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTH INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 40
MPH AT TIMES.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 28 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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