What is a Red Flag warning?

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The National Weather Service in St. Louis put much of the area under a RED FLAG WARNING today, but does that mean they expect a swarm of red flags to invade the area?  Of course not.  Meteorologist Chris Higgins takes a closer look at what the warning really means.


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