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High Wind Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
416 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS TONIGHT...

SDZ003-015-033-282130-
/O.NEW.KABR.HW.W.0001.150329T0300Z-150329T1200Z/
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...TIMBER LAKE...FORT PIERRE
316 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MDT
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING...WITH PEAK
  WINDS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE ESPECIALLY HAZARDOUS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
359 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...VERY WINDY ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.VERY STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AROUND 45 MPH WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND SPREAD EASTWARD INTO
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA OVERNIGHT. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
FROM WEST TO EAST EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY
THESE STRONG WINDS
INCLUDE...WILLISTON...DICKINSON...MINOT...BISMARCK AND SURROUNDING
COMMUNITIES.

NDZ031>033-040>045-281700-
/O.NEW.KBIS.HW.W.0001.150328T2100Z-150329T1200Z/
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MARMARTH...
MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES
359 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /259 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT /3 PM MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CDT /3 PM MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ SUNDAY.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS
  AROUND 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. HAZARDOUS
  OUTDOOR WORKING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR IS OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...AND OR
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR HIGHER CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT....WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60
MPH.

SDZ013-014-026-030>032-042>044-072>074-281700-
/O.UPG.KUNR.HW.A.0001.150329T0000Z-150329T0800Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.HW.W.0003.150329T0000Z-150329T1100Z/
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-SHANNON-JACKSON-BENNETT-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAITH...DUPREE...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...
WALL...PHILIP...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...STURGIS...
UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MDT
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN LARGE TREES...AND DAMAGE
  ROOFS...SMALL OUTBUILDINGS...AND SIGNS. 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 HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS 40 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 60 MPH...
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT....WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60
MPH.

SDZ001-002-012-025-WYZ071-281700-
/O.UPG.KUNR.HW.A.0001.150328T2200Z-150329T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.HW.W.0003.150328T2300Z-150329T1100Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...SPEARFISH...COLONY
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MDT
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN LARGE TREES...AND DAMAGE
  ROOFS...SMALL OUTBUILDINGS...AND SIGNS. 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 HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS 40 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 60 MPH...
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
325 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...260...261...262...
263...264...297...298...AND 299...

.NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND
INCREASE AS A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 70S TO AROUND 80...WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 15 PERCENT. WEST WINDS WILL BE
20 TO 30 MPH AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT
TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60
MPH LIKELY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS...AND
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

SDZ260>264-WYZ259-297>299-282215-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0004.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
325 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES...AND A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...
262...263...264...297 AND 298...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259 SOUTHERN CAMPBELL...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 260 NORTHERN BLACK HILLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261
  NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 262
  SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 263 SOUTHWESTERN
  SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 297 NORTHERN CAMPBELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 298
  LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 299 WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TIMING...SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOW 80S.

* LIGHTNING...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD QUICKLY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
406 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.HIGH WINDS UP TO 55 MPH IN DRY THUNDERSTORMS...WARM TEMPERATURES
IN THE MIDDLE 70S...AND LOW HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT...THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...WILL RESULT IN RED FLAG
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THIS INCLUDES BEACH...MEDORA...AMIDON...
BOWMAN...HETTINGER AND MOTT.

WINDS AROUND NOON WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 25 MPH...TURNING
WEST 40 MPH BY 3 PM MDT. SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
THOUGH IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. NORTHWEST WINDS
GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE DRY THUNDERSTORMS.
ABUNDANT DRY VEGETATION IS AVAILABLE FOR RAPID FIRE DEVELOPMENT
SHOULD ANY FIRES OCCUR.

NDZ031-032-040-041-043-044-281715-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-SLOPE-HETTINGER-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
306 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...DRY LIGHTNING...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 GOLDEN VALLEY...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 032 BILLINGS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 041 HETTINGER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 ADAMS.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING...AFTERNOON THROUGH EVENING

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 70S.

* LIGHTNING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH DRY LIGHTNING.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

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.

&&

$$
WAA


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
416 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS TONIGHT...

SDZ004-005-009-010-016-017-034>036-045-048-282130-
/O.NEW.KABR.WI.Y.0009.150329T0600Z-150329T1200Z/
CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-POTTER-FAULK-SULLY-HUGHES-
HYDE-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HERREID...EUREKA...MOBRIDGE...IPSWICH...
GETTYSBURG...FAULKTON...ONIDA...PIERRE...HIGHMORE...MURDO...
PRESHO
416 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 AM CDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

SERR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
359 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...VERY WINDY ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.VERY STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AROUND 45 MPH WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND SPREAD EASTWARD INTO
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA OVERNIGHT. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
FROM WEST TO EAST EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY
THESE STRONG WINDS
INCLUDE...WILLISTON...DICKINSON...MINOT...BISMARCK AND SURROUNDING
COMMUNITIES.

NDZ002>004-010>012-019>022-034>036-046-047-050-281700-
/O.NEW.KBIS.WI.Y.0007.150329T0600Z-150329T1200Z/
BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCHENRY-MERCER-OLIVER-
MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-EMMONS-LOGAN-MCINTOSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...
NEW TOWN...MINOT...TOWNER...BEULAH...HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...
MCCLUSKY...MANDAN...BISMARCK...STEELE...LINTON...NAPOLEON...
ASHLEY
359 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 AM CDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  AROUND 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. DIFFICULT OUTDOOR WORKING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...AND
OR GUSTS UNDER 58 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
AJ


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
504 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FROM THE JAMES RIVER
VALLEY EASTWARD INTO SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST IOWA
FOR VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY...

IAZ300-301-NEZ249-SDZ256>258-281815-
/O.EXA.KFSD.FW.A.0004.150329T1800Z-150330T0000Z/
NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN-
IOWA GREAT LAKES/ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX BASINS-
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
504 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 300...NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND
  FLOYD BASIN. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301...IOWA GREAT LAKES AND ROCK
  AND SIOUX BASINS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 249...EXTREME NORTHEAST
  NEBRASKA. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 256...MIDDLE JAMES VALLEY. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 257...MIDDLE BIG SIOUX VALLEY. FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  258...LOWER JAMES AND LOWER BIG SIOUX VALLEYS.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
504 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FROM THE JAMES RIVER
VALLEY EASTWARD INTO SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST IOWA
FOR VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY...

MNZ900-281815-
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.A.0004.150329T1800Z-150330T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-
504 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND
MODERATELY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH. IN ADDITION...WINDS
  PRECEDING THE WATCH TONIGHT WILL BE FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
  AT 20 TO 35 MPH PROVIDING ADDITIONAL DRYING CONCERNS FOR SUNDAY.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM VALUES WILL BE 30 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
417 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...

.STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AS A STORM SYSTEM
MOVES ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST AND INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION.
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH BY MID MORNING... AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. INITIALLY... HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL
BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT DURING THE MORNING. HOWEVER... BY THE
AFTERNOON HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW 40 PERCENT IN
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL
COMBINE TO CREATE THE THREAT FOR SEEING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. IF FURTHER MIXING DEVELOPS IN THE LOWEST 5000 FEET...
HUMIDITY LEVELS COULD DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON.

MNZ064-073-074-082-091-282100-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.A.0003.150329T1800Z-150330T0000Z/
YELLOW MEDICINE-REDWOOD-BROWN-WATONWAN-MARTIN-
417 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
LEVELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 064... 073...074...082 AND 091...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 064...073...074...082 AND
  091. MAINLY SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM CANBY TO FAIRMONT.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...GUSTING OVER 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...DROPPING BELOW 40 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP COULD 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.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
301 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS
THE AREA TODAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER
80S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS WILL
BE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO
30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

ON SUNDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE HIGH TO VERY HIGH CATEGORIES.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-072>074-290000-
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-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...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
301 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /401 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
736 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

NDZ003>005-011>013-021>023-025-035>037-046>048-050-051-281500-
RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-
WELLS-FOSTER-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-
MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...MINOT...
TOWNER...RUGBY...GARRISON...MCCLUSKY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...
BISMARCK...STEELE...JAMESTOWN...LINTON...NAPOLEON...EDGELEY...
ASHLEY...OAKES
736 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...AREAS OF FOG OVER CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

FOG STRETCHES FROM MINOT THROUGH BISMARCK TO LINTON AND EAST INTO
THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY AND TURTLE MOUNTAINS. VISIBILITY AT TIMES
WILL DROP TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING THIS
MORNING.

$$

MM


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
526 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SDZ003>005-009-010-015>017-033-034-291030-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-
STANLEY-SULLY-
526 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /426 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH DUE TO DRY AIR AND BREEZY SOUTHERLY
WINDS. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT.
LIGHT RAIN IS EXPECTED...WITH EVEN A RUMBLE OF THUNDER POSSIBLE.
OF MOST CONCERN HOWEVER IS THE STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS THAT
ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40
MPH...WITH EVEN HIGHER GUSTS...ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH SUNDAY...POSSIBLY MONDAY AS
WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

SERR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
526 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MNZ039-046-SDZ006>008-011-018>023-035>037-045-048-051-291030-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-BROWN-MARSHALL-ROBERTS-DAY-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
526 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FIRE DANGER WILL BE HIGH TO VERY HIGH DUE TO DRY AIR AND BREEZY
SOUTHERLY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. LATE TONIGHT...A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION BRINGING CHANCES OF LIGHT
RAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT...BECOMING GUSTY
BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN VERY HIGH SUNDAY...POSSIBLY MONDAY AS
WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ072-080-081-089-090-098-
NEZ013-014-SDZ071-291015-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-
ROCK-DIXON-DAKOTA-UNION-
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME
CATEGORY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...DUE TO GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING
25 TO 40 MPH. ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS ALSO POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY OR
THURSDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY...THOUGH SEVERE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MNZ071-097-SDZ039-040-054>056-060>062-065>070-291015-
LINCOLN MN-PIPESTONE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-MINER-LAKE-MOODY-HANSON-
MCCOOK-MINNEHAHA-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-BON HOMME-YANKTON-
CLAY SD-
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME
CATEGORY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...DUE TO GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING
25 TO 40 MPH. ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS ALSO POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SDZ038-053-059-291015-
BEADLE-SANBORN-DAVISON-
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY THIS
AFTERNOON...AS SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME
CATEGORY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...DUE TO GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING
25 TO 40 MPH. ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS ALSO POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SDZ050-052-057-058-063-064-291015-
GREGORY-JERAULD-BRULE-AURORA-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
515 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY THIS
AFTERNOON...AS SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER WILL AGAIN REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...DUE TO GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING 25 TO 35
MPH. ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS ALSO POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
449 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-034>037-046>048-050-051-291000-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-
MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
449 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. THE THREAT FOR
SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW.

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF AROUND 40 MPH ARE LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

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


$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
449 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

NDZ031>033-040>045-291000-
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
SIOUX-
449 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /349 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN NORTH DAKOTA. THE THREAT FOR SEVERE
WEATHER IS LOW.

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 45 MPH ARE LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
NORTH DAKOTA. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

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

$$
AJ/WAA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-291300-
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-
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /430 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

...HIGH WIND WARNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

A COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...VERY LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A STRONG COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE...WILL
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE HIGH TO VERY HIGH
CATEGORY FOR SUNDAY.

.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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