Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
213 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024

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213 AM CDT Mon Apr 15 2024 /113 AM MDT Mon Apr 15 2024/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ THIS
MORNING TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL, NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA...

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ this morning to 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In South Dakota, Grant, Stanley, Hughes, Jones
  and Lyman.

* WINDS...Southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Between 20 and 25 percent.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are a concern on
  Monday due to the combination of strong winds, low relative
  humidity and dry 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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