Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
415 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS SOUTH INTO THE JAMES
RIVER VALLEY THROUGH 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING FROM THE TURTLE MOUNTAINS SOUTH INTO THE JAMES RIVER
VALLEY. THIS INCLUDES THE ROLETTE...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...
JAMESTOWN...EDGELEY AND ELLENDALE AREAS. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20
MPH AND HUMIDITY VALUES AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT WILL CONTRIBUTE TO
RAPID FIRE SPREAD.

NDZ005-013-023-025-037-048-051-060100-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160506T0100Z/
ROLETTE-PIERCE-WELLS-FOSTER-STUTSMAN-LA MOURE-DICKEY-
415 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR A COMBINATION OF WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 005...013...023...025...037...
048 AND 051...

* AFFECTED AREA...ROLETTE...PIERCE...WELLS...FOSTER...STUTSMAN...
  LA MOURE AND DICKEY COUNTIES.

* WIND...SOUTHWESTERLY AROUND 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RAPID FIRE SPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE OCCURRING...WHICH CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

CJS


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