Red Flag Warning Issued for Later Today

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Buena Vista and area counties today (Mon) from 11am to 8pm.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

East southeast wind is expected to be between 20 and 25 miles-per-hour, with gusts up to 30 miles-per-hour. Relative humidity will get as low as 15 percent. Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

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