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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
423 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...VERY WINDY ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TODAY...

.WESTERLY WINDS AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL DEVELOP
OVER WESTERN AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TODAY. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH BY LATE THIS EVENING. LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE IMPACTED BY
THESE WINDS INCLUDE BOWMAN...DICKINSON... WILLISTON...
MINOT...GARRISON AND MANDAN.

NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>045-011730-
/O.CON.KBIS.WI.Y.0008.150401T1100Z-150402T0100Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCKENZIE-DUNN-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...
HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MANDAN...
MARMARTH...MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES
423 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /323 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...TODAY.

* WINDS...WESTERLY AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. DIFFICULT OUTDOOR WORKING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...AND
OR GUSTS UNDER 58 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
AJ





Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1237 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR WEDNESDAY ACROSS ALL
OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS AROUND
40 MPH AND AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FROM 15 TO 30
PERCENT ARE EXPECTED. LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDE BOWMAN...DICKINSON...WILLISTON...
BISMARCK...MINOT...BOTTINEAU...HARVEY...JAMESTOWN...OAKES AND
SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-011345-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0004.150401T1600Z-150402T0300Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-
LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
1237 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /1137 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/
THIS MORNING TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MOST OF NORTH
DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 DIVIDE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 002 BURKE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 RENVILLE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 004 BOTTINEAU...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 ROLETTE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 009 WILLIAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MOUNTRAIL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 WARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 MCHENRY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017
  MCKENZIE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 DUNN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019
  MERCER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 OLIVER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021
  MCLEAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  023 WELLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 FOSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  031 GOLDEN VALLEY... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 BILLINGS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 033 STARK... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 MORTON...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 035 BURLEIGH... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 KIDDER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 STUTSMAN... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040
  SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 HETTINGER... FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  042 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  044 ADAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  046 EMMONS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 047 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  048 LA MOURE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 050 MCINTOSH AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 051 DICKEY.

* WINDS...WEST WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 60 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

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.

&&

$$
AJ





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