Elevated Fire Danger this afternoon in parts of the KJAN listening area

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November 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO- POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-SAC-CALHOUN-CRAWFORD- 409 AM CST WED NOV 21 2012

ELEVATED FIRE DANGER FOR THIS AFTERNOON

SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH…WITH GUSTS TO AS HIGH AS 30 TO 35 MPH BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE INCREASING WIND COMBINED WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS FALLING TO NEAR 35 PERCENT WILL PRODUCE AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON FROM NOON THROUGH 400 PM. PARTICULAR CAUTION IS ADVISED DUE TO AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR FIRES TO SPREAD RAPIDLY.