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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
356 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-292100-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE-KINGSBURY-
BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-
TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
356 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
IOWA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...EAST CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER RISK INTO THIS EVENING.

A STRONG FRONT WILL BEGIN TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATER TONIGHT.
A FEW SHOWERS AND AN ISOLATED RUMBLE OF THUNDER MAY BE POSSIBLE.
SUSTAINED WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 50 MPH WILL
BE POSSIBLE ONCE THIS FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION ON SUNDAY.
SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME
CATEGORY ON SUNDAY. BURNING ACTIVITIES ARE NOT RECOMMENDED.
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
341 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE ENTIRE AREA FOR
VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY...

IAZ300-301-MNZ900-NEZ249-SDZ256>258-290445-
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.A.0004.150329T1800Z-150330T0000Z/
NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN-
IOWA GREAT LAKES/ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX BASINS-SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
341 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR VERY STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AND
MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
249...256...257...258...300...301 AND 900...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 300. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 249. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 256. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 257. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 258.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH. IN ADDITION...WINDS
  PRECEDING THE WATCH TONIGHT WILL BE FROM THE SOUTH TO
  SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH PROVIDING ADDITIONAL DRYING
  CONCERNS FOR SUNDAY.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES WILL BE 25 TO 35 PERCENT BY MID
  AFTERNOON SUNDAY. IF LIGHT RAIN FALLS LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
  SUNDAY...THE RAINFALL AMOUNT WILL LIKELY NOT BE ENOUGH TO
  SUSTAIN FUEL MOISTURE IN DORMANT FUELS BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON
  GIVEN THE PROJECTED WIND SPEEDS.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
306 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015


IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ040-055-056-061-062-066-067-069>071-291200-
/O.NEW.KFSD.WI.Y.0005.150329T1200Z-150330T0000Z/
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-
NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-BROOKINGS-LAKE-MOODY-
MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...ARNOLDS PARK...
ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...
SPENCER...LE MARS...CHEROKEE...STORM LAKE...SIOUX CITY...
IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK...TYLER...HENDRICKS...
LAKE BENTON...IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...
MOUNTAIN LAKE...WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE...
LUVERNE...WAKEFIELD...PONCA...ALLEN...SOUTH SIOUX CITY...
BROOKINGS...MADISON...FLANDREAU...SALEM...CANISTOTA...
BRIDGEWATER...MONTROSE...SIOUX FALLS...PARKER...CENTERVILLE...
MARION...VIBORG...HURLEY...CHANCELLOR...CANTON...LENNOX...TEA...
HARRISBURG...YANKTON...VERMILLION...NORTH SIOUX CITY...
BERESFORD...ELK POINT...ALCESTER...JEFFERSON
306 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SUNDAY MORNING INTO EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HIGHEST
  WIND GUSTS BEGIN LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* WEATHER CONDITIONS...SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH.  WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

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