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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
249 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017


MTZ120-122-136-137-191000-
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.W.0014.170819T1400Z-170820T0200Z/
Fort Peck Reservation and Daniels/Roosevelt/Sheridan Counties-
Dawson/McCone/Prairie/Richland/Wibaux Counties-
The Lower Missouri River Breaks including the Charles M Russell
National Wildlife Refuge-
Southern Petroleum and Southern Garfield Counties-
249 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
120...122... 136 AND 137...

The National Weather Service in Glasgow has issued a Red Flag
Warning for low relative humidity and gusty wind which is in
effect from 8 AM to 8 PM MDT Saturday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 120...122...136 and 137.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* TIMING... Saturday morning through early evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 14 percent.

* IMPACTS... Critical conditions and erratic fire behavior are
  likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in these
areas of this Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$

http://www.weather.gov/glasgow


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
413 PM 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 gusts to 30 mph, 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>033-040-041-043-044-191000-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0004.170819T1700Z-170820T0200Z/
McKenzie-Dunn-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Slope-Hettinger-Bowman-
Adams-
413 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017 /313 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS 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...

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

* WIND...West winds sustained at 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* 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.

&&

$$

JV


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Glasgow MT
252 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

MTZ016>027-059>062-191200-
Central and Southeast Phillips-Central and Southern Valley-
Daniels-Sheridan-Western Roosevelt-Petroleum-Garfield-McCone-
Richland-Dawson-Prairie-Wibaux-Northern Phillips-
Southwest Phillips-Northern Valley-Eastern Roosevelt-
252 PM MDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Montana.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather This Afternoon
and Tonight is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A Red Flag Warning is in place across portions of northeast
Montana from 8 AM to 8 PM Saturday for gusty winds and low
relative humidity that could generate erratic and critical fire
behavior.

Dry lightning is possible, mainly in Fire weather zone 122 Sunday
Night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Hazardous Weather Outlook is issued when hazardous weather
could impact the region within the next week. Be sure to stay
tuned for future updates as locations, timing, and impacts could
change. Begin preparations to mitigate any impacts that could
result from the hazardous weather.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
137 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

MNZ001>003-006-009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ027>030-038-039-
049-052-053-191845-
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Lake Of The Woods-North Beltrami-Pennington-
Red Lake-East Polk-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-
South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-
West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-Grand Forks-Griggs-
Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
137 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern North
Dakota, west central and northwest Minnesota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop in portions of
far southeast ND and northwest and west central MN this afternoon.
Wind gusts to 40 mph and hail up to one inch in diameter are
possible with the strongest storms. Expect occasional lightning
and reduced visibilities in brief heavy rains with storms as well.
An isolated weak funnel is possible in the far southern Valley
this afternoon as well.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Scattered thunderstorms are possible from Saturday night into
Monday and again late in the week. Occasional lightning and
periods of brief heavy rain are possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required.

$$

BP

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