Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1110 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
AND INTO THE NORTHERN JAMES RIVER VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON...

.DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS TODAY WILL
RESULT IN SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 3O MPH FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND INTO THE JAMES RIVER
VALLEY. WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES DROPPING TO AS LOW AS 20
PERCENT...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP. IF A FIRE
SHOULD IGNITE...EXPECT RAPID SPREAD.

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-036-037-060000-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0016.150505T1800Z-150506T0000Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-
1110 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* WIND...NEAR 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE IN PLACE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE
GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

HEINERT


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