Strong winds, dry conditions increase fire spread risk in parts of Minnesota

Strong winds, dry conditions increase fire spread risk in parts of Minnesota Photo: KSTP-TV.

Rebecca Omastiak
Updated: November 06, 2020 07:25 AM
Created: November 06, 2020 07:22 AM

Strong winds and low humidity are contributing to a fire spread risk warning the National Weather Service has issued Friday for parts of the state.

The "red flag warning" applies to Big Stone, Brown, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Pope, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Watonwan, and Yellow Medicine counties.

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