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WWUS83 KDLH 221110  
RFWDLH  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
610 AM CDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH  
CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
 
.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS PARTS OF  
NORTH-CENTRAL MINNESOTA ON SUNDAY AS SOUTHWEST WINDS DEVELOP AHEAD  
OF A VERY WEAK COOL FRONT. AHEAD OF THE FRONT, VERY LOW HUMIDITY  
AND WIND GUSTS TO 25 MPH WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER  
CONDITIONS.  
 
MNZ010-018-230000-  
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/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.W.0001.180422T1500Z-180423T0000Z/  
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ITASCA-  
610 AM CDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT  
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR KOOCHICHING AND NORTH  
ITASCA COUNTIES...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM  
THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS  
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA, KOOCHICHING AND NORTH ITASCA.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...MIDDLE TO UPPER 60S.  
 
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY SPREAD QUICKLY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE EXPECTED. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY, AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE  
BEHAVIOR.  
 

 
 

 
 
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