Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1015 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NEARLY THE ENTIRE STATE OF
MINNESOTA AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN FROM NOON TO 8 PM
TODAY...

.GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP TODAY ALONG WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES. A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT FOR
NEARLY THE ENTIRE STATE OF MINNESOTA. IN ADDITION...A RED FLAG
WARNING IS IN EFFECT ALL OF WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN FROM NOON TO 8
PM CDT.

MNZ060-062-064>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-152315-
/O.EXA.KMPX.FW.W.0010.150415T1700Z-150416T0100Z/
HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-
SCOTT-DAKOTA-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
1015 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW
HUMIDITY AND WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 060...062...064...065...
066...067...068...069...070...073...074...075...076...077...078...
082...083...084...085...091...092 AND 093...OR ALL OF SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT GET STARTED WILL LIKELY SPREAD
  RAPIDLY...ESPECIALLY IN DRY GRASSES AND OTHER DORMANT FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

MNZ041>045-047>059-061-063-WIZ014>016-023>028-152315-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.W.0010.150415T1700Z-150416T0100Z/
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-ANOKA-WASHINGTON-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
1015 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
014...015...016...023...024...025...026...027...028...041...042...
043...044...045...047...048...049...050...051...052...053...054...
055...056...057... 058...059...061 AND 063...OR ALL OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT GET STARTED WILL LIKELY SPREAD
  RAPIDLY...ESPECIALLY IN DRY GRASSES AND OTHER DORMANT FUELS.

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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