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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
413 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY...

.A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA
INTO PARTS OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN THROUGH EARLY EVENING. WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT AND BE GUSTY TO
25 TO 28 MPH. A COLD FRONT WILL DROP FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
THROUGH THE NORTHLAND TODAY INTO THIS EVENING SWITCHING WINDS TO
NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT. A COUPLE HOUR PERIOD OF EVEN STRONGER
GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. A FEW SHOWERS OR
STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THE FRONT NEARS AND PASSES THROUGH THE
AREA...BUT SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS UNLIKELY.

MNZ010>012-018-019-025-026-033>038-062000-
/O.UPG.KDLH.FW.A.0001.160506T1400Z-160507T0100Z/
/O.EXB.KDLH.FW.W.0002.160506T1600Z-160507T0000Z/
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTH ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-
CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-
PINE-
413 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR MUCH OF
NORTHERN MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 010...011...
  012...018...019...025...026...033...034...035...036...037 AND
  038.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 9 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 28 MPH.
  WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING AS A
  COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...17 TO 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 80S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-070000-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.W.0005.160506T1600Z-160507T0000Z/
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-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
NORTHWESTERN INTO WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...
  003...004...005...006...007...008...009...013...014...015...
  016... 017...022...023...024...027...028...029...030...031...
  032 AND 040.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH OR NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 22 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR 70 ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA TO THE MID
  80S IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP MAY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
333 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING DUE TO A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

.A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CENTRAL MINNESOTA LATE
THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS AND
STRONG WINDS. THE WARNING IS IN EFFECT ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
FROM MONTEVIDEO THROUGH MINNEAPOLIS. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AHEAD OF
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS OF 25 MPH WILL DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY LEVELS
ARE FORECAST TO DROP TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 PERCENT AS TEMPERATURES
RISE INTO THE MID AND UPPER 80S. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH THIS
EVENING AS THE FRONT PASSES. A FEW SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE EVENING. COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL FOLLOW THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT.

MNZ041>045-047>053-055>063-061645-
/O.NEW.KMPX.FW.W.0004.160506T1600Z-160507T0000Z/
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
333 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR CENTRAL MN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
  MONTEVIDEO TO MINNEAPOLIS.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 20 TO 25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
834 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ039-046-070000-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE
834 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS COMBINED WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING
INTO THE 20S THIS AFTERNOON WILL CREATE AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER
THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA. THERE WILL ALSO BE A
COLD FRONT DROPPING SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH AN
ABRUPT CHANGE IN WIND DIRECTION TO THE NORTH. GUSTY NORTHERLY
WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THIS FRONT.

$$
TMT


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
952 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NDZ005-013-047-050-051-071500-
ROLETTE-PIERCE-LOGAN-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
952 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

INCREASED FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY AND
TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

AYD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
640 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-071145-
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-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
640 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL EXIST THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO
A COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...SHIFTING WINDS...AND DRY
FUELS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

DTR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
430 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-071030-
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTH ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/NORTH SHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/NORTH SHORE-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-
CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-
PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
430 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MOST OF THE NORTHLAND INTO
THIS EVENING.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TODAY INTO THIS
EVENING...AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS IT PASSES
THROUGH THE REGION. THE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

IT WILL BE COOLER ON SATURDAY...BUT BREEZY CONDITIONS WITH LOW
HUMIDITY WILL AGAIN CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR
MUCH OF THE AREA.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
341 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ041>045-047>053-055>063-070845-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
341 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY VALUES...AND VERY
WARM TEMPERATURES WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
THIS AFTERNOON...HENCE A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED ACROSS
CENTRAL MN.

IN ADDITION...A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN THE FORECAST FROM
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS
TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
320 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-071200-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
320 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016 /220 AM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM MID AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

KF

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