... Red flag warning now in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening for
strong wind and low humidity for fire weather zones 255... 256 and
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for low humidity and strong wind for fire
weather zones 255... 256 and 258...
The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from late Thursday morning
through early Thursday evening.
* Affected area... fire weather zone 255. Fire weather zone 256.
Fire weather zone 258.
* Wind... be aware of a wind shift. Southwest winds 20 to 35
mph... shifting northwest at 20 to 35 mph in the early
* Humidity... as low as 19 percent.
* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.