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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
407 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY...

SDZ267>271-242130-
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0004.140424T1800Z-140425T0000Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-
MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
407 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /307 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/
THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...268...269...
270 AND 271...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267...
  268...269...270 AND 271.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

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.

&&

$$

SERR

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
400 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON FOR LOWER BRULE
AREAS...THE JAMES VALLEY...LOWER BIG SIOUX VALLEY...AND EXTREME
NORTHEAST NEBRASKA FOR A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS... VERY DRY
FINE FUELS...AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...

.A VERY DRY AIR MASS WILL FILTER INTO THE AREA ONCE AGAIN BEHIND
DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE. BY LATE THIS MORNING...CONDITIONS WILL
QUICKLY DEGRADE IN THE RED FLAG WARNING AREA WITH NORTHWEST WINDS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 MPH...AND HUMIDITY PLUNGING TO 15 TO 20
PERCENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

AREAS RIGHT ALONG INTERSTATE 29 FROM BROOKINGS SOUTH DAKOTA TO
SIOUX CITY IOWA ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE WINDS BELOW RED FLAG WARNING
CRITERIA...BUT THESE AREAS WILL ALSO SEE HUMIDITY VALUES FALLING
TO NEAR 20 TO 25 PERCENT BY MID AFTERNOON. HEADING EAST OF I
29...HUMIDITY VALUES SHOULD BE HIGHER AND WINDS LIGHTER.

NEZ249-SDZ255-256-258-241700-
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.W.0004.140424T1800Z-140425T0000Z/
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-
MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
400 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 249...255...256 AND 258...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 249. IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255...256 AND
  258. THESE ZONES ENCOMPASS THE LOWER BRULE AREA...AND THE
  MIDDLE AND LOWER JAMES RIVER VALLEY.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FAST MOVING AND INTENSE
  GRASSLAND FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR IN THE NEAR FUTURE. 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 RAPID CITY SD
558 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263...264...265...
AND 266...

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS AND DRIER AIR TO THE AREA THURSDAY.
NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS. IN ADDITION...A DRY AIRMASS WILL
ALLOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO DROP TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT...
POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

SDZ263>266-241200-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.A.0001.140424T1800Z-140425T0100Z/
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
558 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263...264...265...AND 266...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 263 SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA...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 WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 60S.

* IMPACTS...RAPID AND LARGE FIRE GROWTH MAY OCCUR.

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.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
440 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REST OF
SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING. BEHIND THE FRONT WINDS WILL SWITCH TO
THE NORTHWEST AND ONCE DAYTIME HEATING COMMENCES THEY WILL BEGIN
TO INCREASE SUBSTANTIALLY. MEANWHILE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP
BELOW 25 PERCENT FOR MOST AREAS FROM THE JAMES VALLEY WEST TO THE
MISSOURI RIVER THIS AFTERNOON. THE WIND AND VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS TO PRODUCE EXTREME FIRE
DANGER OVER THAT AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

SDZ003>006-009-010-015>018-033>037-045-048-051-242330-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DEWEY-POTTER-
FAULK-SPINK-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...HERREID...EUREKA...
ABERDEEN...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...TIMBER LAKE...GETTYSBURG...
FAULKTON...REDFIELD...FORT PIERRE...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...
MILLER...MURDO...PRESHO...FORT THOMPSON
440 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /340 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014/

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE MODERATE CATEGORY.


$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
336 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER ACROSS MOST OF THE WESTERN AND
   SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY
WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15
TO 30 MPH BY EARLY AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA...WITH THE
STRONGEST WINDS OVER NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO 15 TO 25 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...LOWEST
VALUES OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

SDZ001-002-012>014-031-032-043-044-046-047-049-073-250045-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...WALL...PHILIP...KADOKA...
MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...MISSION...WINNER...UNION CENTER
336 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014 /436 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014/

...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 FRIDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
449 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

NEZ013-014-SDZ038-050-052-053-057>060-063>065-068>070-251000-
DIXON-DAKOTA-BEADLE-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-
HANSON-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY-
449 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXTREME FIRE DANGER WITH RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL DURING
THIS AFTERNOON IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA EXCEPT FROM BROOKINGS TO
SIOUX FALLS...AND IN EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA. VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER IS EXPECTED IN THE BROOKINGS TO SIOUX FALLS AREA...AND IN
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST IOWA CLOSE TO THE SOUTH DAKOTA
BORDER. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS IN THE RED FLAG AREA WILL GUST TO
OVER 30 MPH TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH MAY
DEVELOP SATURDAY. THESE WINDS COULD ALSO CAUSE A VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER.

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL TO QUARTERS OR GUSTS TO
60 MPH MAY DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT...MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90.
THERE IS A CHANCE OF SEVERE STORMS WITH LARGE HAIL OR DAMAGING
WINDS OVER THE AREA SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
449 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-SDZ039-040-054>056-061-062-066-067-071-251000-
LYON-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-OBRIEN-CLAY-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LINCOLN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
PIPESTONE-ROCK-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-MCCOOK-
MINNEHAHA-TURNER-UNION-
449 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY SHOWERS IN PART OF
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST IOWA EARLY THIS MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH MAY
DEVELOP SATURDAY. THESE WINDS COULD ALSO CAUSE A VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER.

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL TO QUARTERS OR GUSTS TO
60 MPH MAY DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT...MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90.
THERE IS A CHANCE OF SEVERE STORMS WITH LARGE HAIL OR DAMAGING
WINDS OVER THE AREA SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
427 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

NDZ001>005-009>011-013-017>023-025-034>037-046>048-050-051-250930-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-
MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-
DICKEY-
427 AM CDT THU APR 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...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY...BUT NO SEVERE STORMS
ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...BUT NO
SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
427 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

NDZ031>033-040>045-250930-
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
SIOUX-
427 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /327 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ANOTHER WINDY DAY TODAY ACROSS SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...WITH
WESTERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MILES PER HOUR DEVELOPING DURING THE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
SATURDAY NIGHT...BUT NO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

NH/TWH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
414 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-250915-
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-
414 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014 /314 AM MDT THU APR 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

DANGEROUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR AREAS ALONG AND
WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY TODAY. NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS UP TO 30
OR 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...AND WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND DRY DEAD FUELS TO POTENTIALLY RESULT IN RAPID AND
INTENSE GRASSLAND FIRES.

EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY...SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
MORNING HOURS. THERE SHOULD BE A BREAK IN PRECIPITATION EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BEFORE ADDITIONAL ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE NEXT BEST CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH A
STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WHICH IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
REGION BY SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

SERR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
407 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
250915-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
407 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN WEST CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THESE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
658 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-241200-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-
WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-
EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-
WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-TOWNER-CAVALIER-
PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
WESTERN WALSH-
658 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...WINDY TODAY WITH AREAS OF RAIN...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA...WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH AND HIGHER GUSTS WILL
DEVELOP ACROSS PARTS OF THE REGION TODAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY
EVENING. AREAS OF RAIN WILL SLOWLY SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS AREAS ALONG THE DAKOTAS BORDER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. COLDER AIR SAGGING
INTO THE REGION MAY SWITCH ANY RAIN OVER TO SNOW ACROSS THE FAR
NORTH WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT IN THE LAKE
OF THE WOODS REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$

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