Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
135 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

.HOT AND DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY ACROSS PARTS OF THE
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL FALL AS LOW AS 10
PERCENT. GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY...WITH
SOME GUSTS TO NEAR 30 MPH. CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THURSDAY LOOKS
DRY AND BREEZY AS WELL...BUT NOT QUITE AS DRY AND WINDY AS
WEDNESDAY.

WYZ259-021045-
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/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0013.150902T1600Z-150903T0100Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-
135 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
259...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259.

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

* 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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