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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
343 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON...
.BRISK NORTH WINDS AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING TO AROUND
20 PERCENT WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS IN NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA THIS AFTERNOON.

IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-031>034-211745-
/O.NEW.KOAX.FW.W.0010.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-MADISON-STANTON-
CUMING-BURT-
343 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
FOR NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN IOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 MONONA. IN
  NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 KNOX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012
  CEDAR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 015 THURSTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 016
  ANTELOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  018 WAYNE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 MADISON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  032 STANTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 CUMING AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 034 BURT.

* WINDS...NORTH AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE THIS AFTERNOON FOR FIRES
  TO START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY. ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD
  BE AVOIDED.

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.

&&

$$
CHERMOK

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
339 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
IN THE WAKE OF A DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. FAIRLY DRY
CONDITIONS WILL BE IN PLACE. THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITIES AND
STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER.

MNZ039-046-SDZ271>273-211645-
/O.UPG.KABR.FW.A.0002.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.W.0003.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-UPPER JAMES RIVER-PRAIRIE COTEAU-
RED RIVER VALLEY-
339 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 039...046...271...272 AND 273...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 039 AND 046.
  IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 271...272 AND 273.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY...DRY FUELS AND GUSTY
  WINDS WILL LIKELY CREATE CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON
  INTO EARLY EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
254 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

.A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MORRIS TO
MANKATO TO BLUE EARTH. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA IN THE
WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING WILL BE FROM 20 TO 25 MPH ALONG WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES REACHING 25 PERCENT. THIS WILL RESULT IN
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS WILDFIRE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING.

MNZ047-054>056-064-065-073>075-082-083-091-092-211600-
/O.UPG.KMPX.FW.A.0001.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMPX.FW.W.0003.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
STEVENS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORRIS...MADISON...BENSON...
MONTEVIDEO...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...
ST. PETER...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH
254 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR WEST
CENTRAL INTO SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...WEST CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MORRIS TO MANKATO TO BLUE EARTH.

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

* TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 24 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 60S.

* IMPACTS...WILD FIRES COULD BECOME FAST MOVING IN A SHORT PERIOD
  OF TIME DUE TO THE STRONG WINDS... LOW HUMIDITY AND 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
246 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

IAZ300-301-MNZ900-NEZ249-SDZ256>258-211600-
/O.UPG.KFSD.FW.A.0002.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.W.0003.140421T1800Z-140422T0000Z/
NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN-
IOWA GREAT LAKES/ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX BASINS-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
246 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 249...256...257...258...300...301 AND 900...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN IOWA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 300 AND 301. IN
  MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900. IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 249. IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 256...257 AND
  258.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 21 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FAST MOVING AND INTENSE
  GRASSLAND FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR IN THE NEAR FUTURE. A COMBINATION
OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES
CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
503 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-031>034-211815-
MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-MADISON-STANTON-
CUMING-BURT-
503 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON.

EXTREME FIRE DANGER MEANS THAT FIRES START QUICKLY...SPREAD
FURIOUSLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS.
ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN AREAS WITH EXTREME FIRE
DANGER.

$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
443 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE REGION WILL BRING BREEZY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION
OF AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT AND
THE BREEZY WINDS WILL RESULT IN EXTREME FIRE DANGER. A RED FLAG
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL COUNTIES ALONG AND EAST OF THE
JAMES RIVER VALLEY.

INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH TUESDAY AFTERNOON WILL
COMBINE WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT
TO RESULT IN VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER FOR THE MISSOURI
RIVER VALLEY.

MNZ039-046-SDZ006>008-011-018>023-220000-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-DAY-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WHEATON...ORTONVILLE...ABERDEEN...
BRITTON...SISSETON...WEBSTER...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...
MILBANK...CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE
443 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A VERY LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT CRITICAL BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST.
A FIRE WILL START EASILY AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME LARGE
AND SPREAD QUICKLY BECOMING ERRATIC WITH EXTREME BEHAVIORAL
CHARACTERISTICS. NO OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD TAKE PLACE.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
436 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 MPH BY THIS
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA. IN
ADDITION... WITH GOOD MIXING IN A DRYING ATMOSPHERE...AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT...THOUGH
SLIGHTLY HIGHER OVER SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA. THIS WILL PRODUCE
EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE LOWER BRULE REGION IN
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON...WHERE WINDS SHOULD BE A
LITTLE LIGHTER THIS AFTERNOON. THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE DANGER PERIOD
WILL BE FROM EARLY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

TUESDAY WILL BE ANOTHER DAY TO WATCH FOR FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS...
ESPECIALLY IN OUR CENTRAL AND WEST WITH SOUTHEAST-SOUTH LOW LEVEL
FLOW INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY AS SURFACE RIDGE SHIFTS EAST...AND
STRONG MIXING LEADING TO HUMIDITY LEVELS OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS
AT THIS TIME LOOK TO REMAIN SHY OF RED FLAG CRITERIA...BUT WILL
LIKELY BE ANOTHER DAY OF VERY HIGH DANGER FOR PARTS OF OUR AREA...
MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY.

CONSIDER POSTPONING BURNING DUE TO THE VERY HIGH OR EXTREME FIRE
DANGER.

IAZ001-012-013-020-021-031-032-MNZ097-098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-
052>056-059>062-065>071-212315-
LYON-SIOUX-OBRIEN-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-WOODBURY-IDA-PIPESTONE-ROCK-
DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-
LAKE-MOODY-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-
LINCOLN-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...SHELDON...HARTLEY...
SANBORN...LE MARS...CHEROKEE...SIOUX CITY...IDA GROVE...
HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...PIPESTONE...LUVERNE...WAKEFIELD...
PONCA...ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...HURON...DE SMET...ARLINGTON...
LAKE PRESTON...BROOKINGS...WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...
WOONSOCKET...HOWARD...MADISON...FLANDREAU...MITCHELL...
ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...SALEM...CANISTOTA...BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...
SIOUX FALLS...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...PARKER...
CENTERVILLE...MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...
LENNOX...TEA...HARRISBURG...TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
AVON...TABOR...YANKTON...VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...
BERESFORD...ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
436 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A VERY LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT CRITICAL BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST.
A FIRE WILL START EASILY AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME LARGE
AND SPREAD QUICKLY BECOMING ERRATIC WITH EXTREME BEHAVIORAL
CHARACTERISTICS. NO OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD TAKE PLACE.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.

$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
436 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 MPH BY THIS
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA. IN
ADDITION... WITH GOOD MIXING IN A DRYING ATMOSPHERE...AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT...THOUGH
SLIGHTLY HIGHER OVER SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA. THIS WILL PRODUCE
EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE LOWER BRULE REGION IN
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON...WHERE WINDS SHOULD BE A
LITTLE LIGHTER THIS AFTERNOON. THE MOST CRITICAL FIRE DANGER PERIOD
WILL BE FROM EARLY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

TUESDAY WILL BE ANOTHER DAY TO WATCH FOR FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS...
ESPECIALLY IN OUR CENTRAL AND WEST WITH SOUTHEAST-SOUTH LOW LEVEL
FLOW INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY AS SURFACE RIDGE SHIFTS EAST...AND
STRONG MIXING LEADING TO HUMIDITY LEVELS OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS
AT THIS TIME LOOK TO REMAIN SHY OF RED FLAG CRITERIA...BUT WILL
LIKELY BE ANOTHER DAY OF VERY HIGH DANGER FOR PARTS OF OUR AREA...
MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY.

CONSIDER POSTPONING BURNING DUE TO THE VERY HIGH OR EXTREME FIRE
DANGER.

IAZ002-003-014-022-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-212315-
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-CLAY-BUENA VISTA-LINCOLN-LYON-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...
ARNOLDS PARK...SPENCER...STORM LAKE...TYLER...HENDRICKS...
LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD
436 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A VERY LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT CRITICAL BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST.
A FIRE WILL START EASILY AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME LARGE
AND SPREAD QUICKLY BECOMING ERRATIC WITH EXTREME BEHAVIORAL
CHARACTERISTICS. NO OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD TAKE PLACE.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
0704 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

SDZ038>040-050-052>071-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-NEZ013-014-221200-
AURORA-BEADLE-BON HOMME-BROOKINGS-BRULE-BUENA VISTA IA-
CHARLES MIX-CHEROKEE IA-CLAY-CLAY IA-COTTONWOOD MN-DAKOTA NE-
DAVISON-DICKINSON IA-DIXON NE-DOUGLAS-GREGORY-HANSON-HUTCHINSON-
IDA IA-JACKSON MN-JERAULD-KINGSBURY-LAKE-LINCOLN-LINCOLN MN-
LYON IA-LYON MN-MCCOOK-MINER-MINNEHAHA-MOODY-MURRAY MN-NOBLES MN-
OBRIEN IA-OSCEOLA IA-PIPESTONE MN-PLYMOUTH IA-ROCK MN-SANBORN-
SIOUX IA-TURNER-UNION-WOODBURY IA-YANKTON-
0704 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...AND NORTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE DANGER...
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH A DRY AIR MASS AND VERY
DRY VEGETATION TO PRODUCE DANGEROUS FIRE CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT
THE AREA  THIS AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ALONG AND
EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY...WHERE FIRE DANGER WILL BE IN THE
EXTREME CATEGORY. AREAS WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY IN SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WILL SEE VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS
AFTERNOON. STRONGLY CONSIDER POSTPONING ANY DEBRIS BURNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY
AGAIN ON TUESDAY...GENERALLY WEST OF A LINE FROM VERMILLION TO
SALEM TO HURON SOUTH DAKOTA. STRONG WINDS COULD ALSO PRODUCE
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THROUGHOUT THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY...THOUGH
HIGHER HUMIDITY LEVELS MAY KEEP THE FIRE DANGER A LITTLE LOWER.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY MORNING...THOUGH ANY STORMS DURING THIS PERIOD ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE. THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE
IN SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA BY LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THEN
SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WIDESPREAD SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED WITH THIS ACTIVITY. HOWEVER...A FEW
STRONGER STORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA INTO
THE LOWER JAMES RIVER VALLEY DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING ON WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SIOUXFALLS. THIS INCLUDES THE GRAPHICAL HAZARDOUS
WEATHER OUTLOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
524 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-221030-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
524 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014 /424 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS...WILL LEAD TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. FOR LOCATION EAST OF
HIGHWAY 183 FROM SPRINGVIEW TO ANSLEY...NEAR CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
IS EXPECTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES RANGING FROM 20 TO 25 PERCENT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

ON TUESDAY...A BROAD TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN ACROSS THE
ROCKIES. A LEAD DISTURBANCE WILL PUSH INTO THE HIGH PLAINS TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO AN INCREASED THREAT FOR
THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT. AT THIS
TIME...STRONG STORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS HAIL ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AND
WEST OF HIGHWAY 61 FROM MERRIMAN TO IMPERIAL.

ON WEDNESDAY...THE MAIN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
EJECT EAST OF THE ROCKIES. AS THIS FEATURE COMBINES WITH A STRONG
COLD FRONT AND GULF MOISTURE...THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN THE
VICINITY OF THE COLD FRONT. AT THIS TIME...THE GREATEST THREAT FOR
SEVERE STORMS IS ALONG AND EAST OF A LINE FROM AINSWORTH...TO
NORTH PLATTE...TO HAYES CENTER. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL
BE THE MAIN SEVERE THREATS.

IN ADDITION TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE POSSIBLE WHICH WILL LEAD TO EXTREME TO
NEAR CRITICAL FIRE DANGER WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. AT THIS TIME...THE
MAIN AREA OF CONCERN IS ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 61 FROM MERRIMAN
TO IMPERIAL.

AFTER WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THE THREAT FOR HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

CLB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
438 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-220945-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
438 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
PUSH SLOWLY SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE DAY TODAY WITH THE RAINFALL
LINGERING IN THE EAST THIS AFTERNOON. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY
PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SEVERAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO
SEVERE AT TIMES FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY AFTERNOON
THURSDAY. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE POSSIBLE NEXT WEEKEND. THE TIMING
AND COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY FROM WEDNESDAY ON WILL BE
BETTER DETERMINED IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT OR MONDAY BUT MAY
BE NEEDED NEXT WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY.

$$

REV

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
431 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ005>008-010-011-017>023-220945-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-EDMUNDS-DAY-
FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-
431 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE REGION WILL BRING BREEZY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION
OF AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 20 TO 25 PERCENT AND
THE BREEZY WINDS WILL RESULT IN EXTREME FIRE DANGER. A RED FLAG
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL COUNTIES ALONG AND EAST OF THE
JAMES RIVER VALLEY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
431 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>037-045-048-051-220945-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-
HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
431 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014 /331 AM MDT MON APR 21 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA AND NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE REGION WILL BRING LIGHT NORTHWESTERLY
WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 20 PERCENT AND LIGHT WINDS WILL
RESULT IN VERY FIRE DANGER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH TUESDAY AFTERNOON WILL
COMBINE WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 20 TO 25 PERCENT
TO RESULT IN VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
420 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

MNZ047-054>056-064-221200-
STEVENS-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-YELLOW MEDICINE-
420 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE AFTERNOON ACROSS WEST
CENTRAL MINNESOTA FOR THE EXTREME WILDFIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT
THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
420 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

MNZ065-073>075-082-083-091-092-221200-
RENVILLE-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-MARTIN-
FARIBAULT-
420 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXIT THE AREA DURING THE
MORNING. SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE AFTERNOON ACROSS
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA FOR THE EXTREME WILDFIRE
CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT
THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
415 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-031>034-212315-
MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-MADISON-STANTON-
CUMING-BURT-
415 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
IOWA...AND NORTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AS
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROP TO AROUND 20 PERCENT AND NORTH WINDS
GUST TO 30 MPH. FIRES COULD START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY AND ANY
OPEN BURNING IS TO BE AVOIDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL LIKELY MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
PLAINS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THIS SYSTEM COULD BRING
THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA AS EARLY AS TUESDAY NIGHT BUT ESPECIALLY
BY LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW STRONG OR SEVERE
STORMS ARE EXPECTED...AND LATER OUTLOOKS WILL PROVIDE BETTER
DETAILS ON TIMING AND MAIN THREATS. THERE REMAINS A SMALL CHANCE
THAT STRONG STORMS COULD LINGER OR REDEVELOP OVER EASTERN PARTS OF
THE AREA INTO THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
CHERMOK

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