Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
232 PM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHEASTERN WYOMING PLAINS
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NORTHEAST WYOMING AND WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.HOT AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH A MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AROUND 15 PERCENT. DRY LIGHTNING ALSO IS POSSIBLE AS ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS CROSS THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT...WITH WINDS
SWITCHING TO THE NORTHWEST. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH
WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE
15 TO 20.

WYZ259-297-298-231200-
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SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
CROOK AND WESTON COUNTY PLAINS-
232 PM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
259...297 AND 298...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH SATURDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...15 TO
  20 PERCENT SATURDAY.

* LIGHTNING...DRY LIGHTNING IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...GUSTY WINDS...LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE WEATHER
  CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH.

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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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SDZ260>262-264-WYZ299-231200-
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NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-BADLANDS AREA-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
232 PM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 260...261...262...264 AND 299...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 260...261...262...264 AND
  299.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...GUSTY WINDS...LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY LIGHTNING MAY CREATE WEATHER
  CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR EXPLOSIVE 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.

&&

$$


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