ALERT: Weather Service issues fire warning
The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a red flag warning (fire weather warning) for St. Croix County, which is in effect until 7 p.m. this evening (Thursday).
The warning includes much of western Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Southerly winds will continue to increase this morning into the 25 to 35 mph range out ahead of a cold front dropping south across northern Minnesota. The strong southerly winds will also help