Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
644 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TODAY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
TUESDAY...

.A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT INTO EARLY THIS EVENING FOR
ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. THIS INCLUDES AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF
A LINE FROM FROM BURKE AND MOUNTRAIL COUNTIES SOUTH TO GRANT AND
SIOUX COUNTIES. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH AND MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FROM 10 TO 20 PERCENT WILL CONTINUE TO
SLOWLY IMPROVE THROUGH THE EVENING.

FOR TUESDAY...HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S ARE FORECAST. SOUTH
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 35 MPH WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES AGAIN AT AROUND 10 TO 20 PERCENT.

NDZ002>005-010>013-019>023-025-034>037-042-045>048-050-051-140745-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150414T0100Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0008.150414T1800Z-150415T0300Z/
BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-GRANT-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
644 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015 /544 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND
DRY FUELS FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
AND DRY FUELS FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 BURKE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 003 RENVILLE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 BOTTINEAU...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 005 ROLETTE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MOUNTRAIL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 WARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 MCHENRY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MERCER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 OLIVER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 MCLEAN...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 WELLS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 FOSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 MORTON...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 BURLEIGH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036
  KIDDER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 STUTSMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  042 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  046 EMMONS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 047 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  048 LA MOURE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 050 MCINTOSH AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 051 DICKEY.

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

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
  EVENING. FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
  EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...MID 70S TO THE LOWER 80S TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH SHOULD A FIRE IGNITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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

&&

$$

NDZ001-009-017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-140745-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0008.150414T1800Z-150415T0300Z/
DIVIDE-WILLIAMS-MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
644 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015 /544 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
AND DRY FUELS FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 DIVIDE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 009 WILLIAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 MCKENZIE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 018 DUNN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 GOLDEN VALLEY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 BILLINGS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 STARK...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041
  HETTINGER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  044 ADAMS.

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

* TIMING...TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH SHOULD A FIRE IGNITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$






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