Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
328 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264...265...AND 266...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...AND 298...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA FOR TODAY AND
TUESDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S
TODAY...AND IN THE 70S TO MID 80S FOR TUESDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL BE 15 TO 20 PERCENT TODAY AND 10 TO 15 PERCENT FOR
TUESDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS TO DAY WILL BE ACROSS THE PLAINS OF
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WITH NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 20 MPH. FOR
TUESDAY...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHEAST
WYOMING...WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ261-264>266-302145-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0005.150330T1700Z-150331T0100Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
328 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 261...264...265 AND 266...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261 NORTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 265 SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 266 CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ259-297-298-302145-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
328 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW
HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259 SOUTHERN CAMPBELL...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 297 NORTHERN CAMPBELL AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 298
  LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$




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