Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
724 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016 /624 AM MDT MON MAY 2 2016/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BISMARCK WILL BEGIN ISSUING
FROST ADVISORIES...FREEZE WATCHES...AND FREEZE WARNINGS FOR WESTERN
AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY MAY 5...WHICH MARKS THE START
OF THE LOCAL GROWING SEASON.

A FROST ADVISORY...WILL BE ISSUED WHEN THE TEMPERATURE IS EXPECTED
TO BE 33 TO 36 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OVER A GEOGRAPHICALLY SIGNIFICANT
AREA DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. SOME INJURY TO SENSITIVE VEGETATION
IS EXPECTED AS A RESULT OF THESE CONDITIONS.

A FREEZE WATCH...WILL BE ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
TEMPERATURES TO BE 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT...OR BELOW...FOR LONGER
THAN ONE HOUR...OVER A GEOGRAPHICALLY SIGNIFICANT AREA DURING THE
NEXT 12 TO 48 HOURS.

A FREEZE WARNING...WILL BE ISSUED WHEN THE TEMPERATURE IS EXPECTED
TO BE 32 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT...OR BELOW...FOR LONGER THAN ONE
HOUR...OVER A GEOGRAPHICALLY SIGNIFICANT AREA DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO VEGETATION IS POSSIBLE AS A RESULT OF
THESE CONDITIONS.

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TWH



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