Dickinson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 3:08 PM CDT on April 20, 2014

...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 249...256...257...258...300...301 and 900...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Fire Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* Affected area...in Iowa...fire weather zones 300 and 301. In Minnesota...fire weather zone 900. In Nebraska...fire weather zone 249. In South Dakota...fire weather zones 256...257 and 258.

* Winds...northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 20 to 25 percent.

* Impacts...the potential exists for fast moving and intense grassland fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions may occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.