Barnes Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:31 PM CDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
for strong winds and low humidities for northeastern North Dakota
and parts of northwestern Minnesota...

* 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 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... late this afternoon into the early evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 50s to low 60s.

* Impacts... any fires that develop may spread quickly.

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.



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