Later, 6:11 p.m. Central Time: the original post was time-stamped 3:56 p.m. earlier today. Now, just a few hours later, ND governor signs a humanitarian emergency evacuation order to save life and limb of those trapped in the protest camp.
The emergency order addresses safety concerns and the potential danger to human life for those camping on federal property without proper shelter during harsh winter conditions.
Wind chill: 16 degrees Fahrenheit (nine degrees below zero Celsius).
Gusts to 30 mph.
Hazardous weather outlook: look for a foot of snow south of Bismarck.
Winter storm warming: Fort Yates, ND, more of the same; through November 30, 2016.