Weather

County,
Red Flag Warning issued October 19 at 3:28AM CDT until October 19 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:28 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF CENTRAL
AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI AS WELL AS PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* AFFECTED AREA...IN ILLINOIS...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 095...096 AND
097. IN MISSOURI...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 018...019...026...027...
034...035...036 AND 042.
* 20FT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.
* 10HR FUELS...BETWEEN 5 AND 8 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS ARE CONDUCIVE FOR THE RAPID SPREAD
AND GROWTH OF UNCONTROLLED WILDFIRES.

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