Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-291300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /430 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

...HIGH WIND WARNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

A COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...VERY LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A STRONG COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE...WILL
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE HIGH TO VERY HIGH
CATEGORY FOR SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

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