Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
429 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS INTO SOUTHERN
CANADA TODAY AND TUESDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN WYOMING PLAINS BY THIS AFTERNOON.
DRIER AIR ALSO IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA...DROPPING THE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT. IN ADDITION... ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY...AND MAY PRODUCE SOME
DRY LIGHTNING. WITH INCREASINGLY DRY FUELS...THE NORTHEASTERN
WYOMING PLAINS WILL SEE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS THEN EXPECTED TO
CROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING. THIS WILL BRING GUSTY WEST TO
NORTHWEST WINDS.

WYZ259-297-298-272100-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0010.150727T1800Z-150728T0600Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
429 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 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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