Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
359 AM 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...

.WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY AS
LOW AS 15 PERCENT TODAY WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FOR RAPID FIRE
GROWTH AND SPREAD SHOULD A FIRE IGNITE ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. WARMER AND CONTINUED DRY WITH STRONG SOUTH WINDS ON
TUESDAY WILL LIKELY CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR
ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA.

NDZ003>005-011>013-019>023-025-034>037-042-045>048-050-051-131700-
/O.UPG.KBIS.FW.A.0007.150413T1700Z-150414T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.W.0008.150413T1700Z-150414T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0008.150414T1800Z-150415T0300Z/
RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-MERCER-OLIVER-
MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-
GRANT-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
359 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015 /259 AM MDT MON APR 13 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO
8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH 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...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 8 PM
CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH THAT WAS ISSUED
FOR MONDAY HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A RED FLAG WARNING AND IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 RENVILLE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 004 BOTTINEAU...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 ROLETTE...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...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH TODAY.
          SOUTH AT 20 TO 30 MPH TUESDAY.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 60S TODAY.
                 FROM 70 TO 80 ON 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.

&&

$$

NDZ002-010-131700-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.W.0008.150413T1700Z-150414T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0008.150414T1800Z-150415T0300Z/
BURKE-MOUNTRAIL-
359 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS
FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH 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...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 002 BURKE AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 010 MOUNTRAIL.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH TODAY.
          SOUTH AT 20 TO 30 MPH TUESDAY.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 60S TODAY.
                 FROM 70 TO 80 ON 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>033-040-041-043-044-131700-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0008.150414T1800Z-150415T0300Z/
DIVIDE-WILLIAMS-MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
359 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015 /259 AM MDT MON APR 13 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH 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...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* 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...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH.

* TIMING...TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...FROM THE LOWER 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.

&&

$$

JV




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