Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

512
WWUS83 KBIS 230253
RFWBIS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
953 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FAR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA TUESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING...

.A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA LATE TONIGHT...AND
MOVE THROUGH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TUESDAY MORNING. FOR TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...INCREASED FIRE DANGER IS
ANTICIPATED ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA. DRY FUELS...
PARTICULARLY IN THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF GOLDEN VALLEY...SLOPE...
AND BOWMAN COUNTIES...COMBINED WITH SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF
20 TO 25 MPH...AND MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 20 PERCENT
MAY RESULT IN NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THUS A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED VALID FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY EVENING FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED COUNTIES.

NDZ031-040-043-231100-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0004.160823T1800Z-160824T0100Z/
GOLDEN VALLEY-SLOPE-BOWMAN-
853 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR DRY FUELS...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS...
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 031... 040 AND
043...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 031...040 AND 043.

* WIND...SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS TO 30
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AROUND 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 70S.

* HIGHEST THREAT... WESTERN PORTIONS OF GOLDEN VALLEY...SLOPE...
   AND BOWMAN COUNTIES.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
MAY POSSIBLY OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED
FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$
TWH



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.