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RED FLAG WARNING on Monday for the Cedar Valley
With winds expected to gust up to 50 MPH combined with low humidity, spring burning is NOT recommended across Eastern Iowa on Monday, March, 29th. From the National Weather Service in Des Moines: Monday will be warm, dry, and windy which will create elevated to extreme fire weather conditions on Monday afternoon into early evening...
Elevated Fire Danger for Friday
With gusty winds in the forecast on Friday along with very low humidity, Friday will NOT be a good day to burn brush or leaves. Fires may only take moments to spread and become uncontrollable. The National Weather Service in Des Moines says: Strong southwest winds, dried out crops/vegetation, low relative humidity and warm temperatures are all ingredients for rapid fire growth...