Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
000
WWUS83 KUNR 240853
RFWUNR

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
253 AM MDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEASTERN WYOMING...THE BLACK HILLS...
AND MUCH OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...

.Wednesday will be very warm and dry, with minimum relative
humidity values around 10 to 15 percent. Westerly winds around
15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph are possible. The
combination of dry weather and gusty winds may create critical
fire weather conditions across northeastern Wyoming, the Black
Hills, and much of western South Dakota Wednesday afternoon and
early evening.

SDZ260>263-WYZ259-297>299-250000-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.A.0012.171025T1800Z-171026T0100Z/
Northern Black Hills-Northwestern South Dakota Plains-
Southern Black Hills-Southwestern South Dakota-Southern Campbell-
Northern Campbell-Crook and Weston County Plains-
Wyoming Black Hills-
253 AM MDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...260...261...262...263...
297...298 AND 299...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 259...260...261...262...
  263...297...298 and 299.

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures...In the 70s.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low relative
  humidity may produce critical fire weather conditions.

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.