Fire Weather Watch for Northwestern Iowa from Monday afternoon until Monday evening

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…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 249…258…300 AND 301…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY…WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA…IN IOWA…FIRE WEATHER ZONES 300 AND 301. IN
NEBRASKA…FIRE WEATHER ZONE 249. IN SOUTH DAKOTA…FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 258.

* WINDS…SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY…AS LOW AS 23 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS…THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAPIDLY SPREADING GRASSLAND FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
MAY OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

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