Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
923 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH ON SATURDAY FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY ACROSS
ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT...WHILE SOUTHWEST
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO START
TO SWITCH NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING AS A
COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE AREA. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO
BE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

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/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0011.150502T1600Z-150503T0100Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-
LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
923 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WARM
TEMPERATURES AND STRONG WINDS FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING FIRE WEATHER ZONES...IN NORTH
DAKOTA...1...2...3...4...5...9...10...11
...12...13...17...18...19...20...21...22...23...25
...31...32...33...34...35...36...37...40...41...42
...43...44...45...46...47...48...50...51

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH ON SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 70S TO THE LOWER 80S.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

AYD


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