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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County

For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Minor flooding is occurring or forecast and is expected to continue.

.Lake Darling outflow has increased to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have caused rises on the
river downstream and minor flooding is occurring or forecast at Foxholm,
Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts to
agriculture interests are felt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Turn around...Don`t
drown.

&&

NDC049-312350-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.1.DR.150330T1800Z.150404T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...to remain near 11 feet.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters affect farmland and wooded areas
  in refuge. Due to relative flatness of the area within reach of the
  gage, a rather large area becomes flooded. Damage is to crops and
  farm buildings.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 11.0 Mon 12 PM  11.0   11.0   11.1   11.1   11.2


LAT...LON 4875 10088 4875 10080 4852 10039 4845 10037
      4845 10047 4860 10076



$$

MM/AJS

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County

For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Minor flooding is occurring or forecast and is expected to continue.

.Lake Darling outflow has increased to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have caused rises on the
river downstream and minor flooding is occurring or forecast at Foxholm,
Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts to
agriculture interests are felt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Turn around...Don`t
drown.

&&

NDC049-312350-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150404T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 53.5
  feet Saturday.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...Flood problems begin, agricultural land and
  meadows affected. Moderate flood stage.

&&


             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52     M           52.5   52.9   53.2   53.4   53.5


LAT...LON 4810 10087 4830 10050 4845 10047 4845 10037
      4821 10045 4807 10085



$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in North
Dakota...
  Souris River near Foxholm affecting Ward County
  Souris River near Towner affecting McHenry County
  Souris River near Bantry affecting McHenry County

For the Souris River Basin including Foxholm...Towner...Bantry...
Minor flooding is occurring or forecast and is expected to continue.

.Lake Darling outflow has increased to match increased outflows from
Canadian reservoirs upstream. These releases have caused rises on the
river downstream and minor flooding is occurring or forecast at Foxholm,
Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts to
agriculture interests are felt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Turn around...Don`t
drown.

&&

NDC101-312350-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FOXN8.1.DR.150326T0430Z.150405T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1250 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until further notice.
* At 12:15 PM Monday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 12 feet.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&

             FLD  OBSERVED       FORECASTS (7AM)
LOCATION     STG  STG DAY/TIME   Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 12.0 Mon 12 PM  12.1   12.1   12.2   12.2   12.2


LAT...LON 4845 10159 4845 10155 4843 10151 4828 10140
      4827 10142 4837 10152



$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
301 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER THIS EVENING...
...EXTREME FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR WEST RIVER AREAS...

SDZ267-268-310415-
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.A.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150331T0100Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-
301 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 /201 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 267 AND 268...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND
  268.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH THROUGH
  THIS EVENING. SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH DURING THE
  AFTERNOON HOURS ON TUESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT THROUGH THIS EVENING
  AND AGAIN ON TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...FIRES COULD SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

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 POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
301 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER THIS EVENING...
...EXTREME FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR WEST RIVER AREAS...

SDZ269>272-310100-
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150331T0100Z/
UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
PRAIRIE COTEAU-
301 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 269...
270...271 AND 272...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 269...
  270...271 AND 272.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES COULD SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

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.

&&

$$
SD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
137 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
DEVELOP OVER NORTHEAST MONTANA ON TUESDAY...AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
DUE IN TUESDAY NIGHT. BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WIDESPREAD STRONG
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO SUSTAIN
FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

MTZ120-122-134>137-311200-
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
FORT PECK RESERVATION-DANIELS-ROOSEVELT-SHERIDAN-DAWSON-MCCONE-
PRAIRIE-RICHLAND-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
137 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 120...122...134...135...136 AND 137...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 120...122...134...135...
  136 AND 137.

* WINDS...FROM THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST ON TUESDAY 15 TO 20
  MPH...THEN FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT ON TUESDAY...THEN AS
  LOW AS 20 PERCENT ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...STRONG WINDS...LOW
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
  EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1230 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-310630-
/O.UPG.KBYZ.FW.A.0002.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
1230 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* WIND TUESDAY: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND WEDNESDAY: WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND AGAIN BY
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ONLY MODERATE RECOVERY TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE 70S ACROSS THE WESTERN ZONES...AND NEAR 80
  DEGREES ON THE EASTERN PLAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. COOLER
  WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS MAINLY IN THE 50S TO AROUND 60 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE
SURE ANY RECENT CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF
ANYTHING THAT MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
328 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264...265...AND 266...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...AND 298...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA FOR TODAY AND
TUESDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S
TODAY...AND IN THE 70S TO MID 80S FOR TUESDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL BE 15 TO 20 PERCENT TODAY AND 10 TO 15 PERCENT FOR
TUESDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS TO DAY WILL BE ACROSS THE PLAINS OF
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WITH NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 20 MPH. FOR
TUESDAY...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHEAST
WYOMING...WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ261-264>266-302145-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0005.150330T1700Z-150331T0100Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
328 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 261...264...265 AND 266...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261 NORTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 265 SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 266 CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY.

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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
301 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER THIS EVENING...
...EXTREME FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR WEST RIVER AREAS...

SDZ267-268-310415-
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.A.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150331T0100Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-
301 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 /201 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 267 AND 268...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND
  268.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH THROUGH
  THIS EVENING. SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH DURING THE
  AFTERNOON HOURS ON TUESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT THROUGH THIS EVENING
  AND AGAIN ON TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...FIRES COULD SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

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 POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
302 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS MUCH
OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO
30 MPH. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE
70S...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

ON TUESDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE EXTREME CATEGORY.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
302300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT 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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...
EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
302 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015 /402 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015/

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A VERY LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT CRITICAL BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST.
A FIRE WILL START EASILY AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME LARGE
AND SPREAD QUICKLY BECOMING ERRATIC WITH EXTREME BEHAVIORAL
CHARACTERISTICS. NO OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD TAKE PLACE.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY.

$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
401 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION...WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS TO FOLLOW THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINDS COMBINED WITH DEAD FUELS
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE TEENS AND 20S WILL RESULT IN
VERY HIGH OR EXTREME FIRE DANGER. A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN
ISSUED FOR A GOOD PORTION OF SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ003>007-009>011-015>020-022-023-033>037-045-048-051-310000-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-
DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-
SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...BRITTON...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...WEBSTER...TIMBER LAKE...
GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...REDFIELD...CLARK...WATERTOWN...
CASTLEWOOD...CLEAR LAKE...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...
HIGHMORE...MILLER...MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
401 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 /301 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015/

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A VERY LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT CRITICAL BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST.
A FIRE WILL START EASILY AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME LARGE
AND SPREAD QUICKLY BECOMING ERRATIC WITH EXTREME BEHAVIORAL
CHARACTERISTICS. NO OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD TAKE PLACE.

THE OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
321 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

MTZ016>027-059>062-311000-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-
SOUTHWEST PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
321 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA TUESDAY EVENING
BRINGING WITH IT A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A THUNDERSTORM.
THE MAIN CONCERN WILL BE STRONG WEST WINDS THAT DEVELOP BEHIND THE
FRONT AND PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
AND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH AT TIMES ARE NOT OUT OF THE
QUESTION...ESPECIALLY ACROSS TYPICAL FAVORABLE WINDY LOCATIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
306 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-311300-
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-
306 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015 /406 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF
NORTHEAST WYOMING ON TUESDAY.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY
FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA ON TUESDAY.

.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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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
404 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

SDZ003>007-009>011-015>020-022-023-033>037-045-048-051-310915-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-
DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-CODINGTON-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-
SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
404 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015 /304 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DEAD
FUELS WILL CREATE EXTREME FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH TO EXTREME TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
404 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

MNZ039-046-SDZ008-021-310915-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-ROBERTS-GRANT-
404 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DEAD
FUELS WILL CREATE VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH TO EXTREME TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

SERR

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