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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:20 PM CDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 29, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening for very strong northwest winds and moderately low
humidity for fire weather zone 900... which is southwest
Minnesota...

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 900... southwest Minnesota.

* Wind... northwest winds 25 to 45 mph. In addition... winds
preceding the watch Saturday night will be from the south to
southwest at 20 to 35 mph providing additional drying concerns
for Sunday.

* Humidity... minimum values will be 30 to 35 percent by mid
afternoon Sunday. If light rain falls late Saturday night and
early Sunday... the rainfall amount will likely not be enough to
sustain fuel moisture in dormant fuels by Sunday afternoon given
the projected wind speeds.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.




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