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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 4:00 AM CDT on April 24, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
7 PM CDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire
weather zones 249... 255... 256 and 258...

* affected area... in extreme northeast Nebraska... fire weather
zone 249. In South Dakota... fire weather zones 255... 256 and
258. These zones encompass the Lower Brule area... and the
middle and lower James River Valley.

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or in the near future. A combination
of strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures
can contribute to extreme fire behavior.






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