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Dangerous fire conditions in Minnesota on Sunday, severe storms Monday, Tuesday?

From very dry to much more humid weather early in the week.
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Minnesota is going to go from a very dry Sunday to a humid Monday and Tuesday, when a marginal risk of severe weather is possible. 

More on the severe weather potential coming, but the pressing matter on Sunday deals with very dry, warm air that has elevated the chance for fires. 

The National Weather Service has issued a "Red Flag" warning for all of eastern Minnesota as the fire potential will be elevated during the afternoon, primarily between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. 

"A combination of strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior," the NWS says. 

Burning restrictions are in place across the state but it overall highly discouraged, according to the Minnesota DNR. 

DNR burning

Severe weather on Monday, Tuesday?

Temperatures will rise into the upper 70s and low 80s on Monday, and with the warmer, humid air comes the chance of strong to severe storms. 

The Storm Prediction Center has placed much of western Minnesota in a marginal risk for severe storms Monday afternoon and night, with extreme southwest Minnesota under a slight risk (area shaded in yellow in the map below). 

Large hail will be the main severe threat. 

Another round of severe storms is possible Tuesday across eastern and southeast Minnesota, including the Twin Cities. 

The darker green area represents an area where there is a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday.  

The darker green area represents an area where there is a marginal risk for severe storms on Tuesday.  

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