Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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WWUS83 KUNR 022041
RFWUNR

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
241 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THROUGH THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEASTERN WYOMING
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259...

CONDITIONS ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING ARE HOT AND VERY DRY...WITH
TEMPS IN THE 90S...DEW POINTS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S...AND
RH VALUES 10 TO 15 PERCENT. SOME BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS
OF 25 TO 30 MPH HAVE BEEN REPORTED ACROSS SOUTHERN CAMPBELL
COUNTY. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING.

WYZ259-030100-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150903T0100Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-
241 PM MDT WED SEP 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
259...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259...SOUTHERN CAMPBELL
  COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AROUND 10 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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