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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:21 PM CDT on March 31, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Wednesday for
for fire weather zones 255 and 256...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Wednesday for
strong winds and low humidity. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer
in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 255. Fire weather zone 256.

* Wind... northwest at 20 to 35 mph by afternoon.

* Humidity... as low as 18 to 22 percent.

* 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.

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