Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
317 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH POSTED FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
EVENING FOR PARTS OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...

.THE COMBINATION OF INCREASING SOUTHEAST WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES AND VERY DRY FUELS MAY RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

NDZ006-007-014-015-024-026-028-038-050430-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.A.0008.150505T1800Z-150506T0000Z/
TOWNER-CAVALIER-BENSON-RAMSEY-EDDY-NELSON-GRIGGS-BARNES-
317 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR DRY FUELS...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30
MPH AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PARTS OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA
TO INCLUDE THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN AND ADJACENT AREAS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR DRY FUELS...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30
MPH AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NORTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...
  007...014...015...024...026...028 AND 038.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM CDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 70S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY FIRES THAT
  IGNITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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