Red Flag Warning Again 03 Oct 12

The fire danger remains high today (WED) in the majority of the State of Minnesota. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for much of west-central and southwestern Minnesota starting this afternoon. Meanwhile to the north, forecasters are issuing their first Winter Storm Watch of the season for much of the upper-third of the state, starting Thursday afternoon. Up to half-a-foot of snow could fall in spots from the Red River Valley eastward to Ely.