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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
949 PM CDT SUN APR 12 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA MONDAY...

.WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY AS
LOW AS 15 PERCENT WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND
SPREAD SHOULD A FIRE IGNITE ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA ON MONDAY.
WARM...DRY...AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY...
WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ONCE AGAIN POSSIBLE.

NDZ019>023-025-034>037-042-045>048-050-051-131100-
/O.EXP.KBIS.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150413T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0007.150413T1700Z-150414T0100Z/
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-GRANT-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
949 PM CDT SUN APR 12 2015 /849 PM MDT SUN APR 12 2015/

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

* AFFECTED AREA...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...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S.

* 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.

&&

$$

NDZ017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-130400-
/O.EXP.KBIS.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150413T0300Z/
MCKENZIE-DUNN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-
ADAMS-
949 PM CDT SUN APR 12 2015 /849 PM MDT SUN APR 12 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS
FOR THE SOUTHERN TWO THIRDS OF COUNTIES IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...

WARM...DRY...AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST TUESDAY...WITH
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ONCE AGAIN POSSIBLE.

$$

NDZ003>005-011>013-131100-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0007.150413T1700Z-150414T0100Z/
RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-
949 PM CDT SUN APR 12 2015

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

* 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 AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 013 PIERCE.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S.

* 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.

&&

$$

AYD





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