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   Minnesota - Red Flag Warning

Counties: Blue Earth; Brown; Chippewa; Douglas; Faribault; Kandiyohi; Lac Qui Parle; Martin; McLeod; Meeker; Morrison; Nicollet; Pope; Redwood; Renville; Sibley; Stearns; Stevens; Swift; Todd; Watonwan; Yellow Medicine

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON FOR WESTERN MINNESOTA...
.A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT today
for western Minnesota. South winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph are expected as humidity levels drop to less than 25
mph this afternoon.
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR WESTERN MINNESOTA...
* AFFECTED AREA...areas along and west of line from Blue Earth to
Little Falls.
* WIND...south 15 to 20 mph with gusts around 30 mph.
* HUMIDITY...less than 25 percent and perhaps as low as 20
percent.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.
10/19/2017 11:56 AM (Updated 10/19/2017 12:56 PM)

   Minnesota - Flood Warning

Counties: Chippewa; Lac qui Parle; Yellow Medicine

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...
Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and
Yellow Medicine Counties
.Overview...
...The Flood Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until Tuesday night.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 14.8 feet by this afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the
river.
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10/19/2017 9:56 AM (Updated 10/19/2017 12:56 PM)

   Minnesota - Special Weather Statement

Counties: Clay; East Becker; East Marshall; East Otter Tail; East Polk; Grant; Hubbard; Kittson; Lake Of The Woods; Mahnomen; Norman; North Beltrami; North Clearwater; Pennington; Red Lake; Roseau; South Beltrami; South Clearwater; Wadena; West Becker; West Marshall; West Otter Tail; West Polk; Wilkin

...Near Critical Fire Weather Conditions over northwestern
and parts of west central Minnesota this afternoon...
Southerly winds 15 to 20 mph this afternoon combined with relative
humidities in the 25 to 28 percent range will create a situation
where burning is discouraged. If winds are stronger or humidity
values lower than anticipated later today, then red flag warnings
for fire conditions may be needed.
10/19/2017 5:41 AM (Updated 10/19/2017 12:56 PM)
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