Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
225 PM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ039-049-052-053-030730-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-
RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...HALLOCK...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...
NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...
FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI...MAHNOMEN...LAKE ITASCA...
PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...BRECKENRIDGE...
FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...ELBOW LAKE...FARGO...
LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
225 PM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

...AN EXTREME FIRE DANGER PERSISTS THIS AFTERNOON...

AT 225 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT...FIRE DEPARTMENTS...AND
MINNESOTA NATURAL RESOURCES OFFICIALS REQUEST THAT EVERYONE BE
AWARE OF THE EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND USE EXTRA CAUTION IN BOTH
RURAL AND URBAN GRASSLAND AREAS.

WINDS GUSTING TO 30 MPH WILL CONTINUE UNTIL EARLY EVENING AND
BEGIN TO WEAKEN. A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8PM.

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE OCCURRING NOW. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR.

$$

GUST




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