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Critical Fire Weather Continues; Outdoor Burning Discouraged

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CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN MINNESOTA…Counties affected in Minnesota are Douglas, Todd, Morrison, Stevens, Pope, Stearns, Benton, Lac Qui Parle, Swift, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Yellow Medicine and Renville counties. With winds gusting 15-20 MPH and temps nearing 100 degrees any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.