Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
723 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

NDZ002>005-010>013-018>023-025-033>037-041-042-044>048-050-051-
031515-
BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-
DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-STARK-MORTON-
BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-HETTINGER-GRANT-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-
LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...
NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...RUGBY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...HAZEN...
CENTER...GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...DICKINSON...
MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...MOTT...ELGIN...
HETTINGER...FORT YATES...LINTON...NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...ASHLEY...
OAKES
723 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

...SMOKE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF WEST AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA AT LEAST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

SMOKE FROM CENTRAL CANADIAN FIRES WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT
NORTH DAKOTA TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. EXPECT VISIBILITIES TO
MAINLY RANGE BETWEEN 2 AND 4 MILES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES
AS LOW AS ONE MILE ARE POSSIBLE. THOSE SENSITIVE TO THE SMOKE MAY
FIND IT BE BEST TO REMAIN INDOORS IF POSSIBLE...SINCE THE EXTENT
OF ANY ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS REMAINS UNKNOWN.

A REGION OF HIGH PRESSURE IS SETTLING IN OVER THE REGION AND THE
SMOKE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE TONIGHT. A SLOW DIFFUSION IS POSSIBLE
ON FRIDAY BUT IT MAY TAKE UNTIL SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN A COLD FRONT
PUSHED THROUGH TO REMOVE THE SMOKE FROM THE AREA.

$$
WAA


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