Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
444 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-152245-
BARNES ND-BENSON ND-CASS ND-CAVALIER ND-CLAY MN-EAST BECKER MN-EAST
MARSHALL MN-EAST OTTER TAIL MN-EAST POLK MN-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY
ND-EDDY ND-GRAND FORKS ND-GRANT MN-GRIGGS ND-HUBBARD MN-KITTSON
MN-LAKE OF THE WOODS MN-MAHNOMEN MN-NELSON ND-NORMAN MN-NORTH
BELTRAMI MN-NORTH CLEARWATER MN-PEMBINA ND-PENNINGTON MN-RAMSEY
ND-RANSOM ND-RED LAKE MN-RICHLAND ND-ROSEAU MN-SARGENT ND-SOUTH
BELTRAMI MN-SOUTH CLEARWATER MN-STEELE ND-TOWNER ND-TRAILL ND-WADENA
MN-WEST BECKER MN-WEST MARSHALL MN-WEST OTTER TAIL MN-WEST POLK
MN-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY ND-WILKIN MN-
444 PM CDT WED APR 15 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST
AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

AT 325 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT...FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND
MINNESOTA NATURAL RESOURCES HAVE HAD MULTIPLE REPORTS OF WILDFIRES
WITH RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD OCCURRING ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE OFFICIALS REQUEST THAT EVERYONE BE AWARE OF THE
EXTREME FIRE DANGER AND USE EXTRA CAUTION IN GRASSLAND AREAS.

WINDS GUSTING TO 50 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 EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

LAT...LON 4575 9625 4601 9628 4593 9801 4662 9804
      4663 9845 4758 9851 4758 9926 4784 9932
      4787 9982 4899 9953 4901 9516 4939 9516
      4933 9482 4869 9442 4637 9472 4636 9514
      4610 9515 4610 9576 4576 9577 4575 9578
TIME...MOT...LOC 2143Z 225DEG 20KT 4816 9548

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