Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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WWUS83 KBIS 050503
RFWBIS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1203 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...INTO THE NORTHERN JAMES RIVER VALLEY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-036-037-051315-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0012.150505T1800Z-150506T0000Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-
1203 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND
ABUNDANT DRY VEGETATION FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 004...005...012...
013...022... 023...025...036 AND 037...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 004...005...012...013...
  022...023...025...036 AND 037.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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