Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
219 PM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-281345-
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-
219 PM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015 /319 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015/

...HIGH WINDS POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY
EVENING FOR NORTHEAST WYOMING AND MOST OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING OVER NORTHEAST WYOMING AND FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. BEHIND IT...EXPECT STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 20 TO
40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

A COMBINATION OF DEAD WINTER FUELS...GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY
WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...AND A STRONG COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER NORTHEAST
WYOMING AND FAR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY
SATURDAY.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHEAST
WYOMING AND NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY EVENING. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.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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