Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
344 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
ON SATURDAY...

.Afternoon humidity between 15 and 25 percent, northwest winds
sustained at 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts, and temperatures in
the 80s are forecast on Saturday across southwest and south
central North Dakota. When combined with dry fuels, critical fire
weather conditions are possible.

NDZ020-031>035-040>046-211645-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0003.170722T1700Z-170723T0200Z/
Oliver-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-Slope-
Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-
344 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017 /244 AM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 020, 031, 032, 033, 034, 035, 040,
041, 042, 043, 044, 045, AND 046...

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 020, 031, 032, 033, 034,
  035, 040, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045, and 046.

* WIND...Northwest winds sustained at 20 to 25 mph with higher
  gusts.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity between 15 and 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs in the 80s are expected.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop could spread rapidly.

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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