Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
255 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA LATE SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH THE EVENING...

.A VERY WARM SATURDAY IS FORECAST ACROSS WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA WITH
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S. SOUTH WINDS ARE FORECAST TO GUST TO
25 MPH...WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY POTENTIALLY AS LOW AS
15 PERCENT. WHEN COMBINED WITH DRY GRASSLANDS...CONDITIONS
SUPPORTIVE OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD ARE POSSIBLE. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EVENING.

NDZ001-002-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>045-290400-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0014.150829T1600Z-150830T0300Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-
MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-
BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
255 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015 /155 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUST SOUTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...009...010...
  011...017...018...019...020...021...031...032...033...034...
  040...041...042...043...044 AND 045.

* WIND...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...93 TO 99.

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

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.

&&

$$

WAA/AYD



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