Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
400 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...

SDZ267>272-301700-
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.W.0004.150330T1700Z-150331T0100Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-
MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-PRAIRIE COTEAU-
400 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 /300 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO
8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...268...269...270...271 AND
272...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...
  268...269...270...271 AND 272.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES COULD SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...GUSTY
  WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

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.

&&

$$

SERR



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