Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
AND 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
FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA AND INTO THE JAMES
RIVER VALLEY. WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES DROPPING TO AS LOW AS 20
PERCENT...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP. IF A
FIRE SHOULD IGNITE...EXPECT RAPID SPREAD.

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BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-
312 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* 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 WILL BE IN PLACE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH
POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

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