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Red Flag Warning Issued for Area Counties

March 29, 2021 8:34am

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning today (Mon) from noon to 9pm for Buena Vista, Clay, Cherokee, and Ida Counties.

Sac, Pocahontas, and Calhoun Counties are under a Red Flag Warning today from noon 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.

 

Buena Vista, Clay, Cherokee, and Ida Counties are also under a Wind Advisory from noon to 9pm today.  

Sac, Pocahontas, and Calhoun Counties are under a Wind Advisory from noon to 8pm.  

South southwest winds could gust as high as 50 miles per hour.