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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...RED FLAG
WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 275...281 AND 282...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO
6 WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO RESULT IN
DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE THROUGH 9 PM TODAY AND AGAIN FROM
NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY... THERE WILL BE A CHANCE
FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON FOR
ZONES 279...280...AND 300. ADDED IN ZONES 275...281 AND
282 THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...STRONG WIND AND
LOW RH.

WYZ280-300-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
753 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

.THE COMBINATION OF OUTFLOW WINDS OVER NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA AND
A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT...WILL BRING SEVERAL HOURS OF STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025-026-031-072-073-251000-
/O.NEW.KUNR.WI.Y.0027.140725T0153Z-140725T1100Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...WALL...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER
753 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MDT FRIDAY.

* TIMING...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH
  GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN WIND GUSTS CAN CAUSE DRIVERS TO LOSE
  CONTROL... ESPECIALLY IN LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
  STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE BLOWING DUST...REDUCED VISIBILITY...AND
  FLYING DEBRIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS 30 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1011 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

NDZ001>003-005-009>011-013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-
260315-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-PIERCE-
MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-
SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-
MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
1011 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014 /911 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...SOUTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

CALL WEATHER REPORTS IN TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
701-223-4582...POST THEM TO OUR SOCIAL MEDIA SITES...OR TO OUR
ONLINE REPORTING FORM ON OUR WEB PAGE.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS



$$

AYD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
520 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-252230-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
520 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014 /420 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY THIS EVENING FROM THE SOUTHERN
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE INTO SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA...EXTENDING EAST TOWARD
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA LATER TONIGHT. AT THIS TIME WIDESPREAD SEVERE
WEATHER IS UNLIKELY...HOWEVER A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...AND
THEN AGAIN FROM MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

MARTIN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
354 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-251200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
354 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PARTS OF NORTHERN...CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
WYOMING FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY...
...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE BIGHORN BASIN AND LOWER ELEVATIONS OF
JOHNSON COUNTY UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN...CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA WHERE
FUELS HAVE BECOME CRITICAL OVER RECENT DAYS. OTHERWISE...ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE SOUTH AND EAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND
SOUTH AND ALSO THE CODY FOOTHILLS WHERE FUELS HAVE BECOME CRITICAL
OVER RECENT DAYS.

SATURDAY...ELEVATED TO EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS
SWEETWATER COUNTY WITH WARM...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
222 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-251300-
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-
222 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014 /322 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
OVERNIGHT. A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY WINDS. SOME HAIL
IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

HEAT INDICES WILL REACH 105 DEGREES OVER SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCED LARGE HAIL AND
GUSTY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

JC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
546 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-251100-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-OBRIEN-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-
546 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

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...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY THIS
MORNING...MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 29. SMALL HAIL AND
BRIEF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS. A FEW OF THE STRONGER
STORMS MAY PRODUCE QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THESE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
WEAKEN AS THEY PROGRESS EAST OF INTERSTATE 29 LATE THIS MORNING INTO
THE AFTERNOON.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP TONIGHT...MAINLY ACROSS
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND ADJACENT AREAS OF NORTHWEST IOWA. AT THIS
TIME...SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. THE BEST CHANCE LOOKS TO BE WEST OF THE
JAMES RIVER AND THEN ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90. IF THESE
STORMS DO FORM...A FEW COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
420 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-250930-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
420 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014 /320 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE FORECAST
AREA THIS MORNING AND THEN AGAIN THIS EVENING. WIDESPREAD SEVERE
WEATHER IS UNLIKELY...THOUGH A STRONG STORM OR TWO IS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A FEW WEAK STORMS COULD LINGER INTO FRIDAY AND POSSIBLY FRIDAY
NIGHT. DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE MOST PART HOWEVER.
SATURDAY LOOKS TO BE WINDY WITH MILD TEMPERATURES AND LOW
HUMIDITY WHICH COULD BE A FIRE WEATHER ISSUE IF WE CONTINUE TO
SEE A LACK OF WIDESPREAD MOISTURE. DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST
THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$


CONNELLY

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