Critical Fire Weather Conditions expected this afternoon in northeast Minnesota

Critical Fire Weather Conditions are expected this afternoon across northeastern Minnesota, with low relative humidity, strong wind gusts, and dry fuels which will be favorable for rapid fire growth.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for northeast Minnesota from 1 PM this afternoon to 6 PM this evening.

Winds: Northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Relative Humidity: As low as 20 percent.

Burn restrictions remain in place across much of northern and northeast Minnesota and also for parts of central Minnesota (scaled area on map) More info. can be found at this link https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/fire/index.html

Tim

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