Stutsman Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 15:14 CDT 19. Duben 2015

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Monday afternoon through
Monday evening for dry fuels... low humidities and gusty winds for
the Devils Lake basin south through sergeant County...

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for dry fuels... low humidities and gusty
winds... which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday
evening.

* Affected area... in North Dakota... fire weather zones 006...
014... 024... 028... 038... 049 and 052.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... Monday afternoon and evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 35 percent.

* Temperatures... in the lower 40s.

* Impacts... conditions are favorable for rapid growth and spread
of fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.




233 PM CDT sun Apr 19 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 10 PM CDT Monday for
low relative humidity and strong winds for central North Dakota...

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a red flag
warning for low relative humidity and strong winds... which is in
effect from noon to 10 PM CDT Monday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 004 Bottineau... fire weather
zone 005 Rolette... fire weather zone 012 McHenry... fire
weather zone 013 Pierce... fire weather zone 023 Wells... fire
weather zone 025 Foster... fire weather zone 037 Stutsman...
fire weather zone 048 La Moure and fire weather zone 051
Dickey.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... Monday afternoon and evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 30 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 40s.

* Impacts... rapid fire spread with any start.

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.