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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1153 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 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.

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NDC101-012253-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FOXN8.1.DR.150326T0430Z.150406T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1153 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Foxholm.
* until further notice.
* At 11:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.3 feet by
  Sunday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Rural flooding begins.

&&


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

Souris River Basin
 Foxholm      10 12.1 Tue 11 AM  12.1   12.2   12.2   12.2   12.2


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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1153 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 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.

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NDC049-012252-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BANN8.1.DR.150401T1200Z.150404T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1153 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Bantry.
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Remain near flood stage.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters affect farmland or 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   Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun

Souris River Basin
 Bantry       11 10.9 Tue 11 AM  11.0   11.1   11.1   11.1   11.2



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


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1153 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 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.

.Increased outflow from Lake Darling to match the releases from
Canadian reservoirs continues to cause a rise on the Souris river
through North Dakota. Minor flooding is occurring or forecast
at Foxholm,Towner, and Bantry. At these river levels only minor impacts
to agriculture interests are felt and no community is at risk.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

NDC049-012252-
/O.CON.KBIS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TOWN8.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150405T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1153 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for The Souris River near Towner.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 52.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 53.4
  feet Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...No significant flood problems.

&&


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

Souris River Basin
 Towner       52   M             52.7   52.9   53.2   53.3   53.4


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


$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
935 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR ON WEDNESDAY ACROSS
ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS
BEHIND A COLD FRONT WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AND AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES FROM 15 TO 30 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED. LOCATIONS
IMPACTED INCLUDE BOWMAN...DICKINSON...WILLISTON...BISMARCK...
MINOT...BOTTINEAU...HARVEY...JAMESTOWN...AND OAKES.

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-011200-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0004.150401T1600Z-150402T0300Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-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-
935 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /835 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/
TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY FOR FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWEST NORTH
DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 DIVIDE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 002 BURKE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 RENVILLE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 004 BOTTINEAU...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 ROLETTE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 009 WILLIAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MOUNTRAIL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 WARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 MCHENRY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017
  MCKENZIE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 DUNN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019
  MERCER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 OLIVER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021
  MCLEAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  023 WELLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 FOSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  031 GOLDEN VALLEY... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 BILLINGS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 033 STARK... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 MORTON...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 035 BURLEIGH... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 KIDDER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 STUTSMAN... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040
  SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 HETTINGER... FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  042 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  044 ADAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  046 EMMONS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 047 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  048 LA MOURE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 050 MCINTOSH AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 051 DICKEY.

* WINDS...WEST WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY
  EVENING.

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

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 60 DEGREES.

* 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.

&&

$$
TWH

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
850 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

SDZ267-268-011000-
/O.CAN.KABR.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150401T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0006.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-
850 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /750 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TO 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...
...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...


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

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

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

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
850 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

SDZ269>271-011000-
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0006.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
850 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 269...270 AND 271...

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 21 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
306 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-010915-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-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-
306 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 AND POSSIBLE FIRE STARTS.

* 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
  TONIGHT...BEGINNING IN WESTERN ZONES EARLY THIS EVENING.

* WIND TONIGHT: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH EARLY...BECOMING WEST TO
  NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH BEHIND THE FRONTAL
  PASSAGE.

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

* HUMIDITY WEDNESDAY: 12 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY: IN THE 50S.

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
241 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...AND SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.DRY AND VERY WARM CONDITIONS ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. TEMPS ARE IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID 80S WITH OCCASIONALLY
GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS IN MOST AREAS...ESPECIALLY ON THE
PLAINS. HUMIDITIES HAVE DROPPED TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT IN MOST AREAS.
RED FLAG OR NEAR RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THE
EVENING HOURS.

SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DECREASE IN MOST AREAS OVERNIGHT AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT...EXCEPT IT WILL REMAIN BREEZY ACROSS FAR
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. HUMIDITY RECOVERIES WILL
BE POOR OVERNIGHT. COLD FRONT MOVES INTO NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA LATE TONIGHT...AND THROUGH THE REST OF
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA EARLY WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST AND QUICKLY INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA...WITH THE
STRONGEST WINDS TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE BLACK HILLS. THE
GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO AROUND 15 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE WEDNESDAY EVENING.

SDZ261-264-266-011300-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
241 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264 AND 266...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH THROUGH THE
  EVENING. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 25
  TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH BETWEEN 3 AM AND 7 AM WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11`PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.
  HUMIDITIES AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S THIS AFTERNOON.
  HIGHS IN THE 60S ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
DEVELOP OVER NORTHEAST MONTANA THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING. STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP BEHIND THIS FRONT AND COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
TO SUSTAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

MTZ120-122-134>137-312200-
/O.CON.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-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

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

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

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 PERCENT.

* 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


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
244 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH MID WEEK...

.WITH THE ARRIVAL OF A STRONG COLD FRONT BEGINNING TONIGHT...
STRONG AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA AND
PERSIST THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

MTZ016-017-021>023-011200-
/O.CON.KGGW.LW.Y.0002.150401T0000Z-150403T0000Z/
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALTA...SACO...GLASGOW...FORT PECK...
HINSDALE...FRAZER...WINNETT...JORDAN...CIRCLE
244 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR FORT PECK LAKE...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR FORT PECK LAKE REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT THURSDAY.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST TONIGHT AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH...THEN FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY AT 30 TO
  35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL MAKE OPEN WATERS OF THE LAKE ROUGH
  AND HAZARDOUS...AND COULD RESULT IN HIGH WAVES WHICH MAY TIP
  OR SWAMP SMALLER CRAFT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF VENTURING ONTO FORT PECK
LAKE. FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY...AVOID THE OPEN WATERS. STAY
CLOSE TO SHORE OR AROUND PROTECTED AREAS.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
941 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
ON WEDNESDAY...

.WESTERLY WINDS AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL DEVELOP
OVER WESTERN INTO PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA ON WEDNESDAY.
THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING. LOCATIONS
IMPACTED BY THESE WINDS INCLUDE BOWMAN...DICKINSON...WILLISTON...
MINOT...GARRISON AND MANDAN.

NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>045-011200-
/O.CON.KBIS.WI.Y.0008.150401T1100Z-150402T0100Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCKENZIE-DUNN-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...
HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MANDAN...
MARMARTH...MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES
941 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /841 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CDT /5 AM MDT/ TO
8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WESTERLY AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 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.

&&

$$
TWH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
321 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SDZ003-015-033-045-010830-
/O.NEW.KABR.WI.Y.0010.150401T1100Z-150402T0100Z/
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-JONES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...TIMBER LAKE...
FORT PIERRE...MURDO
321 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /221 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CDT /5 AM MDT/ TO 8 PM CDT
/7 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CDT /5 AM MDT/ TO 8 PM
CDT /7 PM MDT/ WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 MPH LATE.

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY BE AFFECTED.

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.

&&

$$
TDK

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
221 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ENTER NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...AND EXIT SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA SHORTLY
AFTER DAYBREAK WEDNESDAY. BEHIND THE FRONT WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR
50 MPH. THE WINDS WILL DECREASE EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025-026-030-031-072>074-011030-
/O.NEW.KUNR.WI.Y.0012.150401T0900Z-150402T0100Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...WALL...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
221 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
221 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ENTER NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...AND EXIT SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA SHORTLY
AFTER DAYBREAK WEDNESDAY. BEHIND THE FRONT WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR
50 MPH. THE WINDS WILL DECREASE EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

SDZ014-032-043-046-011030-
/O.NEW.KUNR.WI.Y.0012.150401T1100Z-150402T0100Z/
ZIEBACH-HAAKON-JACKSON-MELLETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUPREE...PHILIP...KADOKA...WHITE RIVER
221 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /321 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MDT /6 AM CDT/ TO 7 PM MDT
/8 PM CDT/ WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MDT /6 AM CDT/ TO 7 PM
MDT /8 PM CDT/ WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

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

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
313 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.DRY FUELS...WESTERLY WINDS GUSTING AT TIMES TO 35 MPH...AND
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING DOWN TO NEAR 25 PERCENT MAY LEAD TO
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FROM THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN
SOUTHWARD INTO PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA.

NDZ006-007-014-015-024-026-028-038-049-052-054-010415-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.A.0001.150401T1700Z-150402T0000Z/
TOWNER-CAVALIER-BENSON-RAMSEY-EDDY-NELSON-GRIGGS-BARNES-RANSOM-
SARGENT-WESTERN WALSH-
313 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS
FOR THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN INTO PARTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NORTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 006...
  007...014...015...024...026...028...038...049...052 AND 054.

* WINDS...BECOMING WEST AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON TO 7 PM.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 50S TO MID 60S WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR POSSIBLE. ANY FIRES MAY SPREAD
  RAPIDLY.

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.

&&

$$

JAM


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
306 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ016>027-059-061-062-011100-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PHILLIPS-CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY-
DANIELS-SHERIDAN-WESTERN ROOSEVELT-PETROLEUM-GARFIELD-MCCONE-
RICHLAND-DAWSON-PRAIRIE-WIBAUX-NORTHERN PHILLIPS-NORTHERN VALLEY-
EASTERN ROOSEVELT-
306 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NEAR RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON WITH
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY. A COLD FRONT THIS EVENING WILL BRING A FEW
PASSING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE AREA AS WELL AS A WIND
SHIFT TO THE WEST. STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS THIS EVENING WILL
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY READINGS TO CREATE CRITICAL
FIRE CONDITIONS AND A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

STRONG WEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH
AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY ACROSS FAVORABLE WIND PRONE LOCATIONS. THESE
GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS ALONG WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL MAINTAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS AND A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM WEDNESDAY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
521 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>037-045-048-051-011030-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-
HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
521 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /421 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY ON
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
346 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-011300-
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-
346 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /446 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...
...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WITH VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL RESULT CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
AREA TODAY.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NORTHEAST WYOMING AND NORTHWEST
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF WESTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY MORNING. NORTHWEST
WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL OCCUR
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. THE STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.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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