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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
253 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING TO CONTINUE OVER EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...THE
RED RIVER VALLEY AND PARTS OF NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA THROUGH 7 PM...

.THE COMBINATION OF SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH...
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AND VERY DRY FUELS WILL RESULT IN
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INTO EARLY EVENING.

IN COORDINATION WITH NWS BISMARCK...SARGENT AND RANSOM COUNTIES
WERE ADDED TO THE RED FLAG WARNING.

MNZ001>005-007-008-013>015-029-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-
039-053-054-060000-
/O.CON.KFGF.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150506T0000Z/
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-
PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-WILKIN-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-
BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-
TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH-
253 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
DRY FUELS...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE RED RIVER
VALLEY INTO PARTS OF NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA..

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...
  003...004...005...007...008...013...014...015 AND 029. IN
  NORTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...007...008...014...
  015...016... 024...026...027...028...029...030...038...039...
  053 AND 054.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...UNTIL 7 PM CDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY FIRES THAT
  IGNITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


DTR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
352 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-060900-
KOOCHICHING-NORTHERN ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTHERN ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/LAKESHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/LAKESHORE-NORTHERN CASS-SOUTHERN ITASCA-
SOUTHERN CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTHERN AITKIN-
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-
BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
352 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
WILL BE HIGHEST ON THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. AT THIS TIME...THE
RISK OF ANY STORMS REACHING SEVERE LEVELS APPEARS VERY LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-061100-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR AT TIMES FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH TONIGHT. THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL BE PERSISTENT IN THE FORECAST THROUGH
THIS WEEKEND. FOR MUCH OF THIS TIME THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL
REMAIN LOW...HOWEVER THERE IS AN ELEVATED RISK OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND AGAIN ON
SUNDAY. IN ADDITION...THERE WILL BE A THREAT OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
FROM THESE THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

LEE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
312 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-061100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
312 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...CENTRAL WISCONSIN...NORTH CENTRAL
WISCONSIN...SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA
TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED WITH ANY OF THESE STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES THEN CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE WEDNESDAY
THROUGH MONDAY PERIOD. THE THREAT FOR ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER
WITH ANY OF THESE STORMS IS LOW AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$
04/RRS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
301 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

MNZ001>005-007-008-013>015-029-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-
039-049-052>054-062000-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-
PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-WILKIN-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-
BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-
TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH-
301 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT TODAY UNTIL 7 PM CDT ALL OF
EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND ADJACENT
NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA. THE RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR DRY
FUELS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS. EXPECT
SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH AND RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES TO FALL TO 10 TO 20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. THE
COMBINATION WILL MAKE FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1111 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
061400-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
1111 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING TONIGHT.
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM TIME TO TIME THROUGH MONDAY.
THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT DURING THIS PERIOD IS LOW AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
416 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ050-063>071-
060930-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-GREGORY-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
416 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS COULD BE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND INTO
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SEVERAL PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE PROBABLE THIS WEEK WITH THE
HIGHEST CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME...THE SEVERE WEATHER RISK IS LOW.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN BY NEXT WEEKEND. AT THIS TIME
THE SEVERE WEATHER RISK IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
416 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-SDZ038>040-052>062-060930-
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-
ROCK-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-
BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-
416 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY
TODAY.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS COULD BE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND INTO
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SEVERAL PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE PROBABLE THIS WEEK WITH THE
HIGHEST CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME...THE SEVERE WEATHER RISK IS LOW.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN BY NEXT WEEKEND. AT THIS TIME
THE SEVERE WEATHER RISK IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
407 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-060915-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
407 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE RANGELAND FIRE DANGER WILL BE HIGH TO VERY HIGH TODAY.

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL DEVELOP IN THE HEAT OF THE
AFTERNOON. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SHOWERS AND WEAK THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE IN THE FORECAST FOR
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IN NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CONNELLY

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