Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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WWUS83 KUNR 141048
RFWUNR

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
448 AM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
NORTHEAST WYOMING AND SOUTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA...

.UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND
GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...POSSIBLY PRODUCING CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THIS AREA FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

SDZ262-263-WYZ259-297>299-142300-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0003.141015T1700Z-141016T0200Z/
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
448 AM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...262...263...297...298...AND 299...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259 SOUTHERN CAMPBELL...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 262 SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 263
  SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 297 NORTHERN
  CAMPBELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 298 LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND
  WESTON COUNTIES AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 299 WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* WINDS...OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING BELOW 15 PERCENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS COULD PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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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