Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
945 PM CDT THU APR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FRIDAY AFTERNOON NORTHWEST AND NORTH
CENTRAL...

.ON FRIDAY...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WITH AFTERNOON
HUMIDITIES AROUND 20 PERCENT...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON
HOURS OVER NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. FIRES
STARTED UNDER THESE CONDITIONS MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>019-021-031-032-011045-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0010.150501T1800Z-150502T0000Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-
945 PM CDT THU APR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS
FOR NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...003...004...
  005...009...010...011...012...013...017...018...019...021...
  031 AND 032.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 70S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY 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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