Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
347 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TODAY...

.ANOTHER DAY OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER
40 MPH ARE EXPECTED...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 20 TO
25 PERCENT. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM RENVILLE AND
WARD COUNTIES...SOUTH THROUGH MORTON...GRANT...AND SIOUX
COUNTIES...AND INCLUDES AREAS TO THE EAST.

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-035>037-046>048-050-051-151700-
/O.UPG.KBIS.FW.A.0009.150415T1700Z-150416T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.W.0010.150415T1700Z-150416T0100Z/
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-BURLEIGH-
KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
347 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE RED FLAG WARNING REPLACES
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* 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 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD 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.

&&

$$

NDZ003-011-019>021-034-042-045-151700-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.W.0010.150415T1700Z-150416T0100Z/
RENVILLE-WARD-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-MORTON-GRANT-SIOUX-
347 AM CDT WED APR 15 2015 /247 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR ALL OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 RENVILLE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 011 WARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019 MERCER...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 020 OLIVER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021 MCLEAN...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 034 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 GRANT AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 045 SIOUX.

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH.

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD 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.

&&

$$

JV






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