Spink Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 1:13 PM MDT on April 24, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 267...268...269...270 and 271...

* affected area...in South Dakota...fire weather zones 267... 268...269...270 and 271.

* Winds...northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...15 to 20 percent.

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.