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Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:16 AM CDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM
CDT this 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 red flag
warning, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT
this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Wind... west to northwest winds sustained up to 35 mph, with
gusts to 50 mph.

* Humidity... around 20 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 red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds and low relative humidity can contribute to extreme
fire behavior.



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