Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
601 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FAR WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING...

.TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S...RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 TO 15
PERCENT AND SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL CONTINUE LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING ACROSS FAR WESTERN NORTH
DAKOTA. THESE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRY VEGETATION WILL SUPPORT
RAPID FIRE SPREAD WITH ANY FIRE START. A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS
IN EFFECT FROM MCKENZIE COUNTY SOUTHWARD TO BOWMAN
COUNTY...INCLUDING GOLDEN VALLEY...BILLINGS...AND SLOPE COUNTIES.

NDZ017-031-032-040-043-300200-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0018.000000T0000Z-150830T0200Z/
MCKENZIE-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-SLOPE-BOWMAN-
601 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015 /501 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND SUFFICIENT WIND SPEEDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
017...031...032...040 AND 043...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 017...031...032...040 AND
  043.

* WIND...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...95 TO 100.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WOULD LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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
CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID SPREAD OF ANY FIRE THAT IGNITES.

&&

$$

AYD



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