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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:19 PM CDT on April 21, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 22, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Wednesday evening for low humidity and strong wind...

The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued
a Fire Weather Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday
afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 041... 042... 043... 044...
045... 047... 048... 049... 050... 051... 052... 053... 054... 055...
056... 057... 058... 059... 060... 061... 062... 063... 064... 065...
066... 067... 068... 069... 070... 073... 074... 075... 076... 077...
082... 083... 084... 091 and 092.

* Wind... northwest 18 to 22 mph with gusts to 35 mph in the
afternoon.

* Humidity... 20 to 25 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:00 PM CDT on April 21, 2015



... Strongest wind gusts during the past 48 hours ...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon
Hutchinson ap 47 mph 0532 PM 04/20 44.86n/94.38w
Waseca ap 46 mph 0959 am 04/20 44.07n/93.55w
Alexandria ap 45 mph 0341 PM 04/20 45.87n/95.39w
Willmar ap 45 mph 1255 PM 04/21 45.12n/95.08w
Benson ap 44 mph 0434 PM 04/20 45.33n/95.66w
St James ap 44 mph 1154 am 04/21 43.99n/94.56w
Morris ap 44 mph 0913 am 04/21 45.57n/95.99w
New Ulm ap 44 mph 1214 PM 04/21 44.32n/94.50w
Canby ap 43 mph 0455 PM 04/20 44.73n/96.27w
Searles 5 se 43 mph 0127 PM 04/21 44.17n/94.38w
Eden Prairie ap 43 mph 0249 PM 04/21 44.83n/93.46w
Glenwood ap 43 mph 0113 PM 04/21 45.64n/95.32w
Mankato ap 43 mph 1035 am 04/20 44.22n/93.92w
Clara City 2 WSW 43 mph 0235 PM 04/21 44.95n/95.41w
Starbuck 9 SSW 43 mph 0135 PM 04/21 45.49n/95.56w
Belgrade 3 ESE 43 mph 1020 am 04/21 45.43n/94.93w
Madelia 3 ENE 43 mph 0920 am 04/20 44.08n/94.37w
Redwood Falls ap 43 mph 1103 am 04/21 44.55n/95.08w
Jordan 6 E 42 mph 1114 am 04/21 44.66n/93.52w
Willmar 2 ENE 42 mph 1239 PM 04/21 45.15n/95.01w
Blue Earth 2 NW 42 mph 0900 am 04/20 43.66n/94.12w
Marietta 5 SSW 42 mph 0635 PM 04/20 44.94n/96.44w
Appleton ap 41 mph 0955 am 04/21 45.23n/96.00w
Robbinsdale 1 WSW 41 mph 0357 am 04/20 45.02n/93.35w
Fairmont ap 41 mph 1115 am 04/21 43.64n/94.42w
Alexandria 3 se 41 mph 0131 PM 04/21 45.84n/95.37w
Sauk Centre 2 se 41 mph 1150 am 04/21 45.71n/94.93w
Henderson 4 ENE 41 mph 0230 PM 04/21 44.57n/93.84w
Olivia ap 41 mph 0253 PM 04/21 44.78n/95.03w
Owatonna ap 41 mph 0255 PM 04/21 44.12n/93.26w
St cloud ap 41 mph 1119 am 04/21 45.54n/94.05w
Long Prairie ap 40 mph 0216 PM 04/21 45.90n/94.87w
Litchfield ap 40 mph 1033 am 04/21 45.10n/94.51w
New Germany 2 NW 40 mph 0210 PM 04/21 44.91n/93.99w
Montevideo ap 40 mph 1034 am 04/21 44.98n/95.71w
St Paul dwtn ap 40 mph 0222 PM 04/21 44.93n/93.06w
Albert Lea ap 39 mph 1134 am 04/20 43.68n/93.37w
Sauk Centre ap 39 mph 0232 PM 04/21 45.71n/94.93w
Faribault ap 39 mph 1254 PM 04/21 44.32n/93.31w
Granite Falls ap 39 mph 1113 am 04/21 44.75n/95.56w
Glencoe ap 39 mph 0215 PM 04/21 44.76n/94.08w
Lakeville ap 39 mph 0433 PM 04/20 44.63n/93.23w
Crystal ap 39 mph 0627 PM 04/20 45.06n/93.35w
Twin Lakes 5 se 39 mph 0105 PM 04/21 43.51n/93.35w
New Prague 3 W 39 mph 0155 PM 04/21 44.54n/93.62w
Minneapolis-St Paul ap 39 mph 1111 am 04/21 44.88n/93.23w
Paynesville ap 39 mph 0234 PM 04/21 45.37n/94.75w
Coon Rapids 2 ESE 38 mph 0851 am 04/21 45.16n/93.27w
Madison 38 mph 0134 PM 04/20 45.00n/96.18w
Litchfield 3 S 38 mph 0211 PM 04/21 45.07n/94.53w
Hanley Falls 38 mph 1250 PM 04/21 44.69n/95.61w
Cannon Falls 8 SSE 38 mph 1225 PM 04/21 44.41n/92.86w
Stanton ap 38 mph 0215 am 04/21 44.48n/93.02w
Mora ap 37 mph 1257 PM 04/21 45.90n/93.27w
Little Falls ap 37 mph 0635 PM 04/20 45.95n/94.35w
Clearwater 1 se 37 mph 1240 PM 04/21 45.39n/94.03w
Red Wing 5 WNW 37 mph 0656 am 04/21 44.60n/92.70w
Blaine ap 36 mph 1045 am 04/21 45.15n/93.21w
Prior Lake 2 WSW 36 mph 1247 PM 04/21 44.71n/93.46w
Buffalo ap 36 mph 0614 PM 04/20 45.16n/93.84w
Eau Claire ap 36 mph 0120 PM 04/21 44.87n/91.49w
Menomonie ap 36 mph 0135 PM 04/21 44.89n/91.88w
Maple Lake ap 36 mph 0616 PM 04/20 45.25n/94.00w
Lake Elmo 3 E 35 mph 0150 PM 04/21 45.00n/92.85w
Colfax 7 ESE 35 mph 0614 PM 04/20 44.96n/91.59w
Granite Ledge 7 N 35 mph 0248 PM 04/21 45.90n/93.85w
Rogers 2 NNE 35 mph 0950 am 04/21 45.23n/93.54w
Mora 1 ENE 35 mph 0108 PM 04/21 45.89n/93.27w
Harding 3 WNW 35 mph 0405 PM 04/20 46.14n/94.10w
Rice 1 NNW 35 mph 0115 PM 04/21 45.77n/94.23w
Skyline 1 N 35 mph 0215 PM 04/21 44.15n/94.03w
Osceola ap 35 mph 1235 PM 04/21 45.31n/92.69w
New Richmond ap 35 mph 0455 PM 04/20 45.15n/92.54w
south St Paul ap 35 mph 0611 am 04/21 44.86n/93.03w
Loretto 2 NW 34 mph 0215 PM 04/21 45.08n/93.66w
Lakeville 1 N 34 mph 0655 PM 04/20 44.87n/93.34w
5 N Cedar Mills 34 mph 0635 am 04/20 45.03n/94.52w
Harris 3 N 34 mph 0240 PM 04/21 45.64n/92.99w
vadnais hts 1 SSE 34 mph 0236 PM 04/21 45.04n/93.06w
Carver 3 S 34 mph 0149 PM 04/21 44.72n/93.64w
Waseca (ag exp farm) 34 mph 1200 PM 04/20 44.07n/93.53w
Prior Lake 33 mph 0540 am 04/21 44.74n/93.44w
Cambridge ap 33 mph 0255 PM 04/21 45.56n/93.27w
Sauk Rapids 4 E 33 mph 0910 am 04/21 45.61n/94.07w
Osceola 1 NE 33 mph 0418 PM 04/20 45.34n/92.67w
3 SSE Easton 33 mph 0910 am 04/20 43.72n/93.89w
Burnsville 2 NNW 33 mph 0850 am 04/20 44.80n/93.29w
Princeton ap 33 mph 0234 PM 04/21 45.56n/93.61w
Red Wing ap 33 mph 0511 PM 04/20 44.59n/92.50w
Brooklyn Park 1 W 32 mph 1140 am 04/21 45.11n/93.38w
Lake Minnetonka 1 SW 32 mph 0540 am 04/21 44.92n/93.47w
Santiago 3 E 32 mph 0220 PM 04/21 45.53n/93.75w
Little Falls 2 SSE 32 mph 0107 PM 04/20 45.95n/94.34w
Milaca 8 N 32 mph 1056 am 04/21 45.88n/93.66w
Wyoming 6 WSW 31 mph 0106 PM 04/21 45.30n/93.10w
Hastings 2 N 31 mph 1056 am 04/21 44.76n/92.85w
Zumbrota 1 NNW 31 mph 1123 am 04/21 44.30n/92.68w
Dundas 5 WNW 31 mph 0931 am 04/21 44.48n/93.29w
Tony Rusk County ap 31 mph 0155 PM 04/21 45.50n/91.00w
Rice Lake ap 31 mph 0115 PM 04/21 45.43n/91.77w
Cumberland ap 31 mph 0215 PM 04/21 45.50n/91.98w
Shakopee 1 NW 30 mph 0434 am 04/20 44.78n/93.49w
Eau Claire 3 SW 30 mph 0105 PM 04/21 44.79n/91.52w
Stillwater 1 W 30 mph 0250 PM 04/21 45.06n/92.85w
Rush City ap 30 mph 0136 PM 04/21 45.70n/92.95w
Cottage Grove 1 ESE 29 mph 0740 PM 04/20 44.80n/92.90w
Bock 3 WNW 29 mph 0300 PM 04/20 45.81n/93.61w
Madelia 29 mph 0956 am 04/21 44.05n/94.42w
Hastings 3 N 29 mph 0752 PM 04/20 44.78n/92.85w
Maple Lake 2 SSW 29 mph 0142 PM 04/21 45.20n/94.02w
Elko 29 mph 0250 am 04/21 44.57n/93.32w
Foley 6 WSW 29 mph 0910 am 04/21 45.62n/94.02w
St Croix falls 2 ESE 29 mph 1203 PM 04/21 45.40n/92.59w
Waconia 1 WSW 29 mph 0239 PM 04/21 44.84n/93.82w
north St Paul 28 mph 1005 PM 04/20 45.03n/93.01w
Eagan 2 se 28 mph 1010 am 04/21 44.79n/93.13w
Avon 4 ESE 28 mph 1042 am 04/20 45.58n/94.39w
Spring Valley 1 SSW 28 mph 0113 PM 04/21 44.83n/92.25w
Ladysmith 2 SW 28 mph 0205 PM 04/21 45.43n/91.12w
Chetek ap 28 mph 0135 PM 04/21 45.31n/91.64w
Red Wing 2 S 27 mph 0101 PM 04/21 44.55n/92.60w
French Lake 27 mph 1200 PM 04/21 45.20n/94.20w
Maple Grove 1 se 27 mph 0930 PM 04/20 45.10n/93.45w
Elk River 2 WNW 26 mph 1219 PM 04/21 45.35n/93.59w
Montevideo 1 S 26 mph 1140 am 04/21 44.94n/95.72w
Morris 26 mph 0414 PM 04/20 45.59n/95.90w
Zimmerman 1 N 26 mph 0613 am 04/20 45.45n/93.59w
Hugo 2 WSW 26 mph 1200 PM 04/21 45.14n/93.00w
St Louis Park 1 E 26 mph 0550 am 04/21 44.95n/93.33w
2 NE Coon Rapids 26 mph 0122 PM 04/21 45.20n/93.28w
Savage 25 mph 0329 am 04/20 44.76n/93.34w
Newport 2 ENE 25 mph 0959 am 04/20 44.89n/92.96w
Cottage Grove 1 WNW 25 mph 0749 am 04/20 44.82n/92.94w
Prinsburg 3 WSW 25 mph 0225 PM 04/21 44.91n/95.23w
Roseville 2 ESE 25 mph 0247 am 04/20 45.00n/93.12w
Anoka 2 se 25 mph 0318 PM 04/20 45.19n/93.37w
Richfield 3 NNE 25 mph 0120 PM 04/21 44.91n/93.27w
St Francis 1 S 25 mph 0233 PM 04/20 45.37n/93.36w
1 E Oakdale 25 mph 0802 am 04/20 44.99n/92.94w
2 N Haugen 25 mph 1205 PM 04/20 45.64n/91.78w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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