Red Flag fire warning issued for Clay County and two other Minnesota counties

(Fargo, ND) -- Clay County is one of thee Minnesota counties currently under a Red Flag fire warning. That's because of dry and windy conditions, with gusts of up to 45-miles-an-hour in some places.  The warning means the DNR will not issue open burning permits as long as the warning remains in effect, and campfires are discouraged.  Other counties included in the warning include Mahnomen, and Red lake.