Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
226 PM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES FOR NORTHEAST WYOMING AND SOUTHWESTERN 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>299-151030-
/O.CON.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-
226 PM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS 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...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS 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...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...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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