Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
133 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MUCH OF NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA THIS
AFTERNOON...

.Northwest winds will increase to 25 mph at times with gusts over
30 mph this afternoon. In addition, sunny skies and low relative
humidities around 20 percent combined with gusty winds will
create critical fire weather conditions. Any fires that ignite
over dormant grasses will spread quickly.

NDZ003-004-011-012-270000-
/O.EXA.KBIS.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180427T0000Z/
Renville-Bottineau-Ward-McHenry-
133 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* WIND...Sustained northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up
  to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidities near 20 percent.

* 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.

&&

$$

NDZ001-002-009-010-017-018-031-032-270000-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180427T0000Z/
Divide-Burke-Williams-Mountrail-McKenzie-Dunn-Golden Valley-
Billings-
133 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018 /1233 PM MDT Thu Apr 26 2018/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

* WIND...Sustained northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up
  to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidities near 20 percent.

* 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.

&&

$$
TWH/JV



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