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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 BISMARCK ND
427 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

NDZ012-250930-
MCHENRY-
427 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE SOURIS RIVER NEAR TOWNER. SEE
WEATHER.GOV/BIS FOR DETAILS.

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 RAPID CITY SD
632 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-251300-
BENNETT-BUTTE-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-HAAKON-
HARDING-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-JACKSON-MELLETTE-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-
NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-PERKINS-RAPID CITY-
SHANNON-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-TODD-TRIPP-
WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-ZIEBACH-
632 AM MDT (732 AM CDT) THU APR 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON FOR SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TO THE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL BRING GUSTY WINDS
AND DRY AIR TO THE AREA TODAY. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30
MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS...CAN BE EXPECTED FROM NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH
CENTRAL SD. THE DRY AIR AND MILD TEMPERATURES WILL ALLOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES TO DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA...WITH MINIMUM VALUES RANGING FROM AROUND 20 PERCENT TO 25
PERCENT ELSEWHERE. THE COMBINATION OF WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
LIKELY RESULT IN A PERIOD OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING
THE AFTERNOON OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY
ACROSS MOST OF THE WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND AND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK. THERE IS A LOT OF UNCERTAINTY RIGHT NOW WITH REGARD
TO THE TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM...BUT PRECIPITATION DOES LOOK LIKELY OVER
THE AREA...ESPECIALLY FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME...BUT GUSTY WINDS AND
HEAVY RAINFALL LOOK POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY...WITH SOME COLDER AIR MOVING INTO
THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. TEMPERATURES COULD BECOME COLD
ENOUGH FOR SOME SNOWFALL ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING AND FAR WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATER SUNDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
703 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-251215-
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-
703 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL AFFECT PARTS OF THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN
UNTIL MID MORNING. OTHERWISE ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT RAIN IS
EXPECTED TODAY MAINLY FROM THE VALLEY EAST. THIS AFTERNOON AN
APPROACHING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS TO THE VALLEY REGION AND
ADJACENT AREAS. FINALLY TONIGHT RAIN MAY MIX WITH OR CHANGE OVER
TO SNOW NEAR LAKE OF THE WOODS. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW BY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ACTIVE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS ANOTHER
DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING RAIN
CHANCES TO THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
401 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-251015-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
401 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER TODAY AND
TONIGHT IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A STRONG SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE AREA
THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM...WITH THE HEAVIEST
ACCUMULATIONS CURRENTLY PROJECTED FROM ROSEBUD COUNTY EAST. MOST
OF THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BE RAIN IN THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS...HOWEVER THERE IS A CHANCE THAT A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL
COULD OCCUR. MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS WILL SEE SNOWFALL AND IT COULD BE
HEAVY AT TIMES. TRAVEL IMPACTS INCLUDE WET OR POSSIBLY SLUSHY
ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK. COLD WINDY AND WET CONDITIONS...AND POSSIBLY HEAVY WET
SNOW...WILL BE A THREAT TO YOUNG LIVESTOCK. THIS STORM SYSTEM IS
STILL TAKING SHAPE AND COULD SHIFT COURSE OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS...SO PLEASE KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST FORECAST FOR YOUR
LOCATION FOR DETAILS ON THIS DEVELOPING SPRING STORM SYSTEM.

.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
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 GLASGOW MT
312 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

MTZ016>027-059>062-251000-
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-
312 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MONTANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR FORT PECK LAKE THROUGH 9 PM
THIS EVENING. WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 15 TO 25 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE NEXT SPRING STORM IS EXPECTED FOR NORTHEAST MONTANA FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY. OVERALL RAINFALL WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM COULD
ADD UP TO AN INCH IN SOME AREAS...MAKING SOME UNPAVED ROADWAYS
IMPASSABLE.

PRECIPITATION WILL BE MOSTLY RAIN BUT IT COULD MIX WITH SNOW IN
SOME OF THE NORTHERN AND HIGHER ELEVATED LOCATIONS AT TIMES. THE
COOL AND WET CONDITIONS COULD MAKE CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS FOR
NEWBORN LIVESTOCK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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