Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
000
WWUS83 KUNR 242033
RFWUNR

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
233 PM MDT WED SEP 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR LOW
   HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES
   259...297...AND 298...

.VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER
90S...WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITIES DROPPING TO AROUND 15 PERCENT IN
MOST AREAS DURING THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH
CAN BE EXPECTED FOR MOST OF THE DAY...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
POSSIBLE DURING THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WITH DRY FUELS
ACROSS THE AREA AS WELL...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD
DEVELOP THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

WYZ259-297-298-251400-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0002.140925T1800Z-140926T0100Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
233 PM MDT WED SEP 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
WYOMING FIRE ZONES 259...297...AND 298...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259 SOUTHERN CAMPBELL...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 297 NORTHERN CAMPBELL...AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 298
  LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF 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.

&&

$$







USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.