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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
202 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

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/O.NEW.KUNR.HW.A.0006.171213T0600Z-171213T1800Z/
Rapid City-Pennington Co Plains-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Southern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Rapid City, Wall, Sturgis,
and Union Center
202 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a High Wind
Watch, which is in effect from late tonight through Wednesday
morning.

* WINDS...Northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase late tonight, remain strong through
  Wednesday morning, and then diminish Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The 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 watch means 40 mph winds, or gusts over 60 mph are
possible, but the timing or area is still uncertain. If your
activities are affected by strong winds, monitor a local source
of weather information for updated forecasts. Move lightweight
objects indoors before the winds increase so they are not
destroyed or cause damage.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

SDZ001-002-012>014-024-025-027>030-032-041>044-046-047-049-074-
WYZ057-071-131145-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Northern Black Hills-Northern Foot Hills-Southern Foot Hills-
Central Black Hills-Southern Black Hills-Custer Co Plains-Haakon-
Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
Hermosa Foot Hills-Wyoming Black Hills-Northeastern Crook-
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017 /544 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western South
Dakota and northeastern Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty west to northwest winds will redevelop tonight with gusts of
35 to 50 mph possible, especially across Northwest South Dakota.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Gusty west to northwest winds will continue on Wednesday, then
diminish Wednesday evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

SDZ026-031-072-073-131145-
Rapid City-Pennington Co Plains-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-
Southern Meade Co Plains-
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwestern
South Dakota...and southwestern South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty west to northwest winds will redevelop tonight with gusts of
50 to 60 mph possible. A High Wind Watch is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Gusty west to northwest winds will continue on Wednesday. A High
Wind Watch is in effect through noon on Wednesday.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
250 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

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Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
250 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Very patchy freezing fog will be possible in the Jackson or Star
Valleys this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thursday night and Friday...High winds possible along the Cody
Foothills.

Friday night and Saturday...Snow is expected to impact western Wyoming
Friday night spilling east of the Divide late Friday night and Saturday
morning. This system has the potential to bring light to moderate amounts
of snowfall. Please stay tuned for more details.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

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