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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
314 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.MUCH DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE CENTRAL PORTIONS OF
NORTH DAKOTA MONDAY...WITH MINIMUM HUMIDITIES FORECAST TO DROP
INTO THE LOW TO MID 30S. COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS EXPECTED
THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING...CONDITIONS MAY
APPROACH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CRITERIA.

NDZ006-014-024-028-038-049-052-200415-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.A.0005.150420T1700Z-150421T0300Z/
TOWNER-BENSON-EDDY-GRIGGS-BARNES-RANSOM-SARGENT-
314 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN SOUTH THROUGH SERGEANT COUNTY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY
WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NORTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...
  014...024...028...038...049 AND 052.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 35 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 40S.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID GROWTH AND SPREAD
  OF FIRES.

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.

&&

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