Fire Weather Warning or Red Flag Warning is up for the entire viewing area to late evening.
By the way, the winter pattern is beginning to show up with unseasonably cold weather with snow from Montana to northern Minnesota. Up to 6" of snow is possible in northern Minnesota.
Lows in the single digits are possible in parts of North Dakota tonight.
It is much warmer farther south & southeastward.
Winds may gust 35-50 mph with sustained winds at 20-25 mph this afternoon from the south-southwest to southwest.
Highs in the 60s & dew points in the 20s to 30 with drought over the area will result in critical fire risk being reached.