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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:59 PM CDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 01, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday evening for extreme fire conditions for portions of
eastern Iowa...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for extreme fire conditions... which is in effect from
Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Affected area... portions of eastern Iowa

* timing... winds will increase Wednesday morning... with the most
dangerous conditions expected Wednesday afternoon.

* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 25 to 30 percent.

* Temperatures... highs in the mid to upper 70s.

* GFDI... very high to extreme.

* Impacts... any fires will spread very rapidly and be very
difficult to control in these dangerous conditions. Outdoor
burning is highly discouraged and should be avoided.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.






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