Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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RFWBIS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
954 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015


...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
WEDNESDAY...

.ON WEDNESDAY...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR
MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 25 PERCENT. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY FROM BOTTINEAU COUNTY...
SOUTH THROUGH EMMONS COUNTY...AND POINTS EAST.

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-035>037-046>048-050-051-151100-
/O.EXP.KBIS.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150415T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0009.150415T1700Z-150416T0100Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-BURLEIGH-
KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
954 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
WARM TEMPERATURES...STRONG WINDS...AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 004 BOTTINEAU...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 005 ROLETTE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 MCHENRY...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 013 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 SHERIDAN...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 023 WELLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 FOSTER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 BURLEIGH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036
  KIDDER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 STUTSMAN...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...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 27 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S.

* 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.

&&

$$

NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>045-150400-
/O.EXP.KBIS.FW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150415T0300Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCKENZIE-DUNN-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
954 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015 /854 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING FOR VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...STRONG WINDS...AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RECOVER THROUGH
THE NIGHT WITH BREEZY SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH.

$$

AYD





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