McLeod County, Minnesota
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Fire Weather Warning
MNZ048-049-054>058-065>067-020500-
/O.UPG.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMPX.FW.W.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
POPE-STEARNS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-
350 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT THURSDAY FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
048...049...054...055... 056...057...058...065...066 AND 067...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT
THURSDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH THURSDAY.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO AROUND 15 PERCENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
MNZ054>059-064>069-073>077-082>085-091>093-020100-
/O.EXT.KMPX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/
LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-REDWOOD-BROWN-
NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-
FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...
WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...
HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...REDWOOD FALLS...
NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
412 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...UNTIL 8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUST TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES. UNSECURED OUTDOOR
ITEMS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON
EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS LIKE INTERSTATE 90. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$
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