Cavalier Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:08 AM CDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

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

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs... trees... and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

* Additional impacts... waves of 4 to 6 feet may be generated in
the Devils Lake basin and result in roadbed erosion in
susceptible areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 10:00 AM CDT Oct. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
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... early afternoon into the early evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 16 percent.

* Temperatures... in the upper 50s.

* 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.