National Weather Service - Very High Fire Danger, No Burning Recommended
November 20 & 21, 2017- National Weather Service: The combination of increasing southerly winds and cured grasses are creating a very High Fire Danger across central Iowa today. WIND SPEEDS BY THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH OR MORE. IF A FIRE DOES START, THE RISK OF IT SPREADING UNCONTROLLABLY IS VERY HIGH. BE COGNIZANT OF THESE CONDITIONS AND DO NOT THROW LIT CIGARETTES OUT WINDOWS OR TRY TO BURN LEAVES AND YARD WASTE.