NWS issues fire warnings across Iowa

fire warnings across Iowa

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(ABC 6 News) – Dry conditions are raising the risk of fires all across Iowa.

Most of the state is experiencing a “Very High” threat level, while other parts are seeing “Extreme Threat Risks,” due to high winds, low humidity and dry vegetation, according to the National Weather Service.

— RELATED: Red Flag Warning issued for northeast Iowa

Iowans are asked to avoid starting any fires, dispose of cigarettes safely and use caution with farm equipment.