Pipestone Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 05:04 CDT 28. Březen 2015

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

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

* Wind... northwest winds 25 to 45 mph. In addition... winds
preceding the watch tonight 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 tonight 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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