... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM CDT Wednesday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 269...
270 and 271...
The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon to 8 PM CDT Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.
* Affected area... in South Dakota... fire weather zones 269...
270 and 271.
* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 20 percent.
* Impacts... fires could spread very quickly due to dead fuels...
gusty winds and low relative humidity.
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.