Statement as of 2:18 AM MDT on August 19, 2017
Expires 10:00 PM EDT on August 19, 2017
... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM MDT
this evening for strong winds, low relative humidities, and dry
The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM MDT
this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* Affected area... Golden Valley, Billings, Stark, slope,
Hettinger, Bowman, and Adams counties.
* Wind... northwest winds between 20 and 30 mph.
* Humidity... minimum relative humidities of 11 to 15 percent.
* Temperatures... in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
* Impacts... any fires that develop could spread rapidly.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
will occur, which can contribute to extreme fire behavior.