Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
136 PM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE BLACK HILLS...THE WYOMING BLACK
HILLS...AND FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...

.Seasonably warm temperatures and very dry air are expected to
return tomorrow with relative humidities dropping to around 15
percent. West to northwest winds are expected to increase to 10
to 20 mph tomorrow...possibly with gusts up to 30 mph. These
conditions may result in critical fire weather conditions.

SDZ260>264-WYZ299-101300-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0013.171210T1600Z-171211T0000Z/
Northern Black Hills-Northwestern South Dakota Plains-
Southern Black Hills-Southwestern South Dakota-Badlands Area-
Wyoming Black Hills-
136 PM MST Sat Dec 9 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 260...261...262...263...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 Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 260...261...262...263...
  264 and 299.

* Winds...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 15 percent.

* 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.

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