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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
638 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>045-290745-
/O.CON.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-
638 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015 /538 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015/

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

* 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.

&&

$$

AYD

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