Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
241 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR SOUTHWEST
AND WEST CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

.The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for gusty winds and low humidity, which is in effect
from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.

Afternoon humidity between 15 and 20 percent, west winds
sustained at 20 mph with higher gusts, and temperatures in the
upper 80s to lower 90s are forecast Saturday afternoon. When
combined with dry fuels, critical fire weather conditions are
possible.

NDZ017-018-031>033-040-041-043-044-181545-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0004.170819T1700Z-170820T0200Z/
McKenzie-Dunn-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Slope-Hettinger-Bowman-
Adams-
241 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017 /141 AM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 017, 018, 031, 032, 033, 040, 041, 043, AND 044...

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 017, 018, 031, 032, 033,
  040, 041, 043, and 044.

* WIND...West winds sustained at 20 mph with higher gusts.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity of 15 to 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 80s to lower 90s.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop could spread rapidly.

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.

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