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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
223 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

MNZ004-007-NDZ008-016-026>028-054-190000-
/O.NEW.KFGF.WI.Y.0007.171018T1500Z-171019T0000Z/
Kittson-West Marshall-Pembina-Eastern Walsh County-Nelson-
Grand Forks-Griggs-Western Walsh County-
Including the cities of Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster, Warren,
Stephen, Argyle, Cavalier, Walhalla, Drayton, Pembina, Neche,
St. Thomas, Grafton, Park River, Lakota, Mcville, Aneta, Tolna,
Grand Forks, Cooperstown, Edinburg, Adams, and Lankin
223 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from 10 AM to 7 PM CDT Wednesday.

* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

* ADDITIONAL IMPACTS...Waves of 4 to 6 feet may be generated in
  the devils lake basin and result in roadbed erosion in
  susceptible areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
223 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

NDZ006-007-014-015-024-190000-
/O.NEW.KFGF.WI.Y.0007.171018T1200Z-171019T0000Z/
Towner-Cavalier-Benson-Ramsey-Eddy-
Including the cities of Cando, Langdon, Fort Totten, Maddock,
Leeds, Minnewaukan, Devils Lake, and New Rockford
223 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from 7 AM to 7 PM CDT Wednesday.

* WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power
  lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

* ADDITIONAL IMPACTS...Waves of 4 to 6 feet may be generated in
  the devils lake basin and result in roadbed erosion in
  susceptible areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
136 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

NDZ003>005-011>013-023-025-180245-
/O.NEW.KBIS.WI.Y.0011.171018T0900Z-171019T0000Z/
Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Ward-McHenry-Pierce-Wells-Foster-
Including the cities of Mohall, Glenburn, Sherwood, Bottineau,
Rolla, Dunseith, Rolette, Shell Valley, St. John, Minot, Velva,
Towner, Drake, Rugby, Harvey, Fessenden, and Carrington
136 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 4 AM to 7 PM CDT Wednesday.

* TIMING...Late tonight through Wednesday afternoon.

* WINDS...Westerly winds with gusts to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will be difficult for high profile vehicles.
  Working outside on elevated structures will be hazardous.
  Critical fire weather conditions are also possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

&&

$$

PA


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Duluth MN
302 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST MINNESOTA...

.Strong west winds are forecast on Wednesday behind a sharp cold
front. Behind the front, dry and windy conditions may lead to
critical fire weather conditions across portions of northeast
Minnesota.

MNZ010-018-180415-
/O.NEW.KDLH.FW.A.0001.171018T1700Z-171019T0000Z/
Koochiching-North Itasca-
302 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...In Minnesota...Fire Weather Zones 010 and 018.

* TIMING...Early afternoon into the early evening.

* WINDS...West 15 to 20 mph with gusts of 25 to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...20 to 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs in the low 60s.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop may spread quickly.

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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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
232 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

MNZ001>009-013>017-022-023-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-039-
054-190000-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.A.0002.171018T1800Z-171019T0000Z/
West Polk-Norman-Clay-Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-
West Marshall-East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-
East Polk-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen-
South Clearwater-Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-
Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-
Barnes-Cass-Western Walsh County-
232 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR PORTIONS
OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA...

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Minnesota...Fire Weather Zones 001...002...
  003...004...005...006...007...008...009...013...014...015...
  016... 017...022 and 023. In North Dakota...Fire Weather Zones
  006... 007...008...014...015...016...024...026...027...028...
  029...030... 038...039 and 054.

* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Early afternoon into the early evening.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 to 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...In the upper 50s.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop may spread quickly.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
149 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FOR NORTHERN AND
MOST OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY...

.Strong west to northwest winds are forecast on Wednesday behind
a strong cold front. Sustained winds around 30 mph with gusts to
45 mph are forecast. Afternoon relative humidity will fall to near
20 percent. While high temperatures will only be in the 50s, dry
and windy conditions may lead to critical fire weather conditions
across northern and much of central North Dakota.

NDZ001>005-009>013-021>023-025-035>037-180300-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0009.171018T1800Z-171019T0000Z/
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McLean-Sheridan-Wells-Foster-Burleigh-Kidder-
Stutsman-
149 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 009, 010, 011, 012,
013, 021, 022, 023, 025, 035, 036, AND 037...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 001, 002, 003, 004, 005,
  009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 021, 022, 023, 025, 035, 036, and
  037.

* WIND...West to northwest winds sustained around 30 mph, with
  gusts to 45 mph.


* HUMIDITY...20 to 25 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs in the 50s.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop may spread rapidly. Refer to
  your county or tribal emergency management or law enforcement
  for fire restrictions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

PA


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Duluth MN
405 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

MNZ011-019-025-026-181000-
North St. Louis-Central St. Louis-North Cass-South Itasca-
Including the cities of Ely, Hibbing, Walker, and Grand Rapids
405 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY...

A sharp cold front is expected to move through the region on
Wednesday, bringing very dry conditions to most of Northeast
Minnesota. The region will approach critical fire weather
conditions with relative humidity values below 30 percent for
areas inland from Lake Superior and west winds of 15 to 20 mph
with gusts 20 to 25 mph expected.

Any fires that develop may spread quickly.


$$

LE/MS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
251 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>020-023-025-031>034-040>045-182000-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McKenzie-Dunn-Mercer-Oliver-Wells-Foster-
Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-
Adams-Sioux-
251 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 /151 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, northwest North Dakota, south central North Dakota,
southeast North Dakota, and southwest North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Near critical fire weather conditions are forecast across
southwest North Dakota this afternoon.

For late tonight, strong westerly winds are forecast to develop
across northern North Dakota and the upper James River Valley.
Sustained westerly winds of 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph are
expected. A Wind Advisory is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Strong westerly winds with gusts of 45 to 50 mph will continue
across northern North Dakota and the upper James River Valley
through Wednesday afternoon.

A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for northern and much of central
North Dakota Wednesday afternoon. Strong winds and dry conditions
may result in rapid fire spread.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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