Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
228 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

.A COLD FRONT ALREADY THROUGH WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA WILL CONTINUE
TO PUSH INTO CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING. BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT THIS AFTERNOON...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 THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING
FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED COUNTIES.

NDZ031-040-043-231530-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0004.160823T1800Z-160824T0100Z/
GOLDEN VALLEY-SLOPE-BOWMAN-
128 AM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY
THROUGH THIS 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.

&&

$$

KS



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