Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
710 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.Westerly winds sustained between 15 and 25 mph, combined with
minimum relative humidities as low as 17 percent, may result in
critical fire weather conditions Wednesday afternoon through
early Wednesday evening. Thus a fire weather watch has been
issued.

NDZ031>033-040-041-043-044-241315-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0010.171025T1800Z-171026T0100Z/
Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Slope-Hettinger-Bowman-Adams-
610 PM MDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 031, 032, 033, 040, 041, 043, AND 044...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 031, 032, 033, 040, 041,
  043, and 044.

* WIND...Westerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...15 to 20 percent.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag
Warnings.

&&

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