Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
221 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...260...261...262...263...264...265...
266...297...298 AND 299...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING MUCH WARMER WEATHER TO THE
REGION TUESDAY. WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY
EVENING. IN ADDITION...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO 10
TO 15 PERCENT.

SDZ260-262-WYZ259-297>299-140430-
/O.UPG.KUNR.FW.A.0010.150414T1800Z-150415T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0009.150414T1800Z-150415T0200Z/
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
221 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
259...260...262...297...298 AND 299...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...260...262...297...
  298 AND 299.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

SDZ261-263>266-140430-
/O.UPG.KUNR.FW.A.0010.150414T1800Z-150415T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0009.150414T1800Z-150415T0200Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-
BADLANDS AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
221 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
261...263...264...265 AND 266...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...263...264...265 AND
  266.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$



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