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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.

&&

NDC049-022231-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.1.DR.150401T1500Z.150404T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.2 feet by
  Saturday early afternoon. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters affect farmland or wooded areas
  in refuge. Due to relative flatness of the area within reach of the
  gage, a rather large area becomes flooded. Damage is to crops and
  farm buildings.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 11.0 Wed 11 AM  11.1   11.1   11.2   11.2   11.2


LAT...LON 4875 10088 4875 10080 4852 10039 4845 10037
      4845 10047 4860 10076



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.

&&

NDC049-022231-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.1.ER.150401T0600Z.150407T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 53.4
  feet Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...No significant flood problems.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52   M             52.9   53.1   53.2   53.3   53.3


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County
For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Minor flooding is occurring and is expected to continue.

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into areas where water tops the
roadway. Turn around...Don`t drown.

&&

NDC101-022231-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FOXN8.1.DR.150326T0430Z.150406T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1131 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until further notice.
* At 11:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.3 feet by
  Monday early afternoon. Additional rises may be possible
  thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (1PM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 12.2 Wed 11 AM  12.2   12.2   12.2   12.2   12.3


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
  NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INTO THIS EVENING ACROSS ALL OF
WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
GUST UP TO 45 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES SLOWLY RECOVERING
DURING THE EVENING. LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDE BOWMAN... DICKINSON...WILLISTON...
BISMARCK...MINOT...BOTTINEAU...HARVEY... JAMESTOWN...OAKES AND
SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE ON
THURSDAY OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AS
LOW AS 30 PERCENT. GIVEN OBSERVED FIRE BEHAVIOR OVER THE PAST
SEVERAL DAYS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM ANY START.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY INCLUDE BOWMAN...AMIDON... HETTINGER...ELGIN...FORT YATES
AND LINTON.

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-047-048-050-051-020300-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-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-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /549 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 047
  LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 048 LA MOURE... FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  050 MCINTOSH AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 051 DICKEY.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...INTO THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...MID 50S TO THE MID 60S.

* 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.

&&

$$
TWH

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
  NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INTO THIS EVENING ACROSS ALL OF
WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
GUST UP TO 45 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES SLOWLY RECOVERING
DURING THE EVENING. LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDE BOWMAN... DICKINSON...WILLISTON...
BISMARCK...MINOT...BOTTINEAU...HARVEY... JAMESTOWN...OAKES AND
SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE ON
THURSDAY OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AS
LOW AS 30 PERCENT. GIVEN OBSERVED FIRE BEHAVIOR OVER THE PAST
SEVERAL DAYS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM ANY START.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY INCLUDE BOWMAN...AMIDON... HETTINGER...ELGIN...FORT YATES
AND LINTON.

NDZ040>046-020800-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0005.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /549 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION
FOR MOST OF NORTH DAKOTA...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...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 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 EMMONS.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
  40 MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING. FIRE WEATHER
  WATCH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT TODAY. AS LOW AS 30
  PERCENT ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...MID 50S TO THE MID 60S TODAY. 40S ON THURSDAY.

* 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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
502 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY...

.STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND WILL COMBINE
WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO CREATE FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS
FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST MONTANA THROUGH THIS EVENING.

MTZ120-122-136-137-020300-
/O.CON.KGGW.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
FORT PECK RESERVATION-DANIELS-ROOSEVELT-SHERIDAN-DAWSON-MCCONE-
PRAIRIE-RICHLAND-WIBAUX-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
502 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
120...122...136 AND 137...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 120...122...134...135...
  136 AND 137.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...STRONG WINDS...AND
  LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
440 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR WYOMING FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...AND SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE ZONES
260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST WYOMING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES ARE GENERALLY AROUND 20 PERCENT...AND WILL SLOWLY
BEGIN TO RECOVER IN THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS. DRIER AIR MOVING IN
FROM THE WEST WILL HAMPER RH RECOVERY SOMEWHAT DURING THE
OVERNIGHT...BUT MOST LOCATIONS SHOULD STILL RISE TO NEAR 40
PERCENT OR HIGHER. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING ABOVE 40 MPH
WILL BEGIN A DOWNWARD TREND BY THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. WIND
SPEEDS WILL DECREASE MORE RAPIDLY AFTER SUNSET.

SDZ261-264-266-020300-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
440 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264 AND
266...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261 NORTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 266 CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 17 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 50S.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY DRY FUELS.

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 BILLINGS MT
316 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-020300-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
316 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE
  ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND POSSIBLE FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* WIND: WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
  WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE AFTER SUNSET.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE 50S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE SURE ANY RECENT
CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF ANYTHING THAT
MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
327 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER CONTINUES INTO THURSDAY...

SDZ267>272-020430-
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.W.0007.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-
MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-PRAIRIE COTEAU-
327 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /227 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 267...268...269...270...271 AND 272...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ TO 7 PM
CDT /6 PM MDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...268...269...270...271 AND 272...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THURSDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...
  268...269...270...271 AND 272.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH THROUGH
  THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. WINDS DROP SLOWLY SOMEWHAT
  OVERNIGHT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FROM 15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

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.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
507 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015


MTZ016-017-021>023-021100-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150403T0000Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
507 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THURSDAY
FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND COULD RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY TIP
  OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
  NORTH DAKOTA ON THURSDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS INTO THIS EVENING ACROSS ALL OF
WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. WESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
GUST UP TO 45 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES SLOWLY RECOVERING
DURING THE EVENING. LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS INCLUDE BOWMAN... DICKINSON...WILLISTON...
BISMARCK...MINOT...BOTTINEAU...HARVEY... JAMESTOWN...OAKES AND
SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE ON
THURSDAY OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AS
LOW AS 30 PERCENT. GIVEN OBSERVED FIRE BEHAVIOR OVER THE PAST
SEVERAL DAYS...RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM ANY START.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON
THURSDAY INCLUDE BOWMAN...AMIDON... HETTINGER...ELGIN...FORT YATES
AND LINTON.

NDZ040>046-020800-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0005.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-
649 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /549 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION
FOR MOST OF NORTH DAKOTA...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...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 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 046 EMMONS.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
  40 MPH ON THURSDAY.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING. FIRE WEATHER
  WATCH ON THURSDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT TODAY. AS LOW AS 30
  PERCENT ON THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...MID 50S TO THE MID 60S TODAY. 40S ON THURSDAY.

* 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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
828 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-047-048-050-051-030130-
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-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
828 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /728 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING
CONTINUES. SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BISMARCK FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
828 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

NDZ040>046-030130-
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-
828 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /728 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING
CONTINUES. SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BISMARCK FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES POSSIBLE AGAIN ON
THURSDAY...AND A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. SEE
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BISMARCK FOR DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.

$$

TWH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
539 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

MTZ016>027-060-062-021100-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-
EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
539 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WEST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST MONTANA.

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM THURSDAY FOR
FORT PECK LAKE. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON FOR NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
315 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-021300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
315 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015 /415 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS INTO THE EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE VERY HIGH TO
EXTREME CATEGORY FOR THURSDAY AS LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH
WINDS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
446 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-021000-
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-
446 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /346 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

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

VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA
TODAY AS STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER ON THURSDAY AS WELL AS WINDS REMAIN GUSTY
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY STAYS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
TMT

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