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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1132 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...CRITICAL WILDFIRE DANGER IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA
THIS AFTERNOON...

.THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING ALONG A COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON MAY
PRODUCE DRY LIGHTNING.

NEZ209-210-219-020300-
/O.CON.KLBF.FW.W.0013.150401T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
LOUP RIVERS BASIN-FRENCHMAN BASIN-LOESS PLAINS-
1132 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE LOUP RIVERS AND FRENCHMAN
BASINS AND FOR THE LOESS PLAINS...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 209 LOUP
  RIVERS BASIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 210 FRENCHMAN BASIN AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 219 LOESS PLAINS.

* THUNDERSTORMS...THERE IS A RISK OF DRY LIGHTNING WITH
  THUNDERSTORMS AFTER NOON MDT (1 PM CDT) UNTIL THIS EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...HIGHLY VARIABLE WITH GUSTS EXCEEDING 30 MPH
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING MAY START FIRES IN THE EXTREMELY DRY CURED
  GRASSES. THERE IS ALSO A RISK OF SUDDEN CHANGES IN WIND SPEED
  AND DIRECTION. AS A RESULT...THE FIRE FRONT MOVEMENT WILL BE
  UNPREDICTABLE.

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 WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1023 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY...

SDZ267>271-012330-
/O.EXT.KABR.FW.W.0006.150401T1523Z-150402T0300Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-
MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
1023 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /923 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT /9 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...SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FROM 10 TO 20 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.

&&

$$


CONNELLY

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
1023 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY...

SDZ272-012330-
/O.EXB.KABR.FW.W.0006.150401T1523Z-150402T0300Z/
PRAIRIE COTEAU-
1023 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 272...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 272.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FROM 20 TO 30 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
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING FOR
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...AND
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FOR SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...AND THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SOUTH DAKOTA FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

MNZ900-SDZ257-012315-
/O.EXB.KFSD.FW.W.0007.150401T1509Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.A.0006.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 257 AND
900...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG NORTHWEST WIND AND LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 257 AND 900...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 257.

* WIND...BE AWARE OF A WIND SHIFT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35
  MPH...SHIFTING NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* 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
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING FOR
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...AND
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FOR SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...AND THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SOUTH DAKOTA FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

IAZ300-301-NEZ249-012315-
/O.EXB.KFSD.FW.W.0007.150401T1509Z-150402T0100Z/
NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN-
IOWA GREAT LAKES/ROCK AND LITTLE SIOUX BASINS-
EXTREME NORTHEAST NEBRASKA-
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 249...300 AND
301...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 300. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 249.

* WIND...BE AWARE OF A WIND SHIFT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35
  MPH...SHIFTING NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

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
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING FOR
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...AND
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FOR SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...AND THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SOUTH DAKOTA FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

SDZ255-256-258-012315-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FW.W.0007.150401T1509Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.A.0006.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255...256 AND
258...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 255...256 AND 258...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 255. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 256.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 258.

* WIND...BE AWARE OF A WIND SHIFT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35
  MPH...SHIFTING NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH IN THE EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

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
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA
TODAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
MINNESOTA THURSDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM 25 TO 40 MPH WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS THE WARNING AREA AND PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
WHILE THIS IS OCCURRING...HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP TO AROUND 25
PERCENT. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO
CREATE THE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE RED
FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM FAIRMONT
TO NEW PRAGUE TO RED WING.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. STRONG WEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE
BY AFTERNOON SETTING UP ANOTHER DAY WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE WATCH IS NOT CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA DUE TO EXPECTED THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT THIS EVENING WHICH WILL LEAVE WETTER FUELS.

MNZ064-073>075-082-012315-
/O.EXA.KMPX.FW.W.0004.150401T1700Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
YELLOW MEDICINE-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...073...074...075 AND 082...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...073...074...075 AND 082...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 064...073...074...075 AND
  082.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO AROUND 25 PERCENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* 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
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA
TODAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
MINNESOTA THURSDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM 25 TO 40 MPH WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS THE WARNING AREA AND PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
WHILE THIS IS OCCURRING...HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP TO AROUND 25
PERCENT. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO
CREATE THE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE RED
FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM FAIRMONT
TO NEW PRAGUE TO RED WING.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. STRONG WEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE
BY AFTERNOON SETTING UP ANOTHER DAY WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE WATCH IS NOT CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA DUE TO EXPECTED THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT THIS EVENING WHICH WILL LEAVE WETTER FUELS.

MNZ076>078-083>085-091>093-012315-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.W.0004.150401T1700Z-150402T0000Z/
LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-
FREEBORN-
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
076...077...078... 083...084...085...091...092 AND 093...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 076...077...078...083...
  084...085...091...092 AND 093.

* WIND...SUSTAINED SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO AROUND 25 PERCENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* THUNDERSTORMS...A FEW STORMS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY EVENING
  AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 DES MOINES IA
930 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA TODAY...

.STRONG SOUTH WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HIGHLY
COMBUSTIBLE SURFACE FUELS WILL MAKE FOR EXTREMELY DANGEROUS FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-012230-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FW.W.0005.150401T1600Z-150402T0000Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
930 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS....

* TIMING...WINDS WILL STEADILY INCREASE THIS MORNING AND PERSIST
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN
  EXTREMELY DANGEROUS ALL DAY.

* WIND...SOUTH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH
  AT TIMES.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 TO 30 PERCENT.

* FUEL...GRASSES REMAIN NEARLY 100 PERCENT CURED AND SURFACE
  FUELS ARE HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES WILL SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY AND BE VERY
  DIFFICULT TO CONTROL IN THESE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

LEE

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
253 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHEAST NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA EARLY THIS MORNING...AND THROUGH SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS MORNING. NORTHWEST WILL QUICKLY
INCREASE BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS TO THE NORTH
AND EAST OF THE BLACK HILLS. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO AROUND 15
PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY IMPROVE THIS
EVENING.

SDZ263-265-012130-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-
253 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263 AND 265...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 263 SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 265 SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 15 TO
  30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S.

* 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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
927 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER CENTRAL IOWA THIS AFTERNOON...

.SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE SUBSTANTIALLY TODAY...WITH SPEEDS OF
AROUND 30 MPH AND GUSTS TO IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AT TIMES.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>037-044>047-057-058-070-012230-
/O.EXT.KDMX.WI.Y.0004.150401T1600Z-150401T2300Z/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-
GUTHRIE-CASS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...DENISON...CARROLL...
JEFFERSON...BOONE...AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...
BAYARD...CASEY...ATLANTIC
927 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE STEADILY THIS MORNING AND PERSIST
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTH INCREASING TO NEAR 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH
  AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...LOOSE OR UNSECURED OBJECTS WILL GET BLOWN AROUND AND
  DRIVING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AT TIMES. HIGH PROFILE OR LIGHT
  WEIGHT VEHICLES WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRONG
  CROSSWINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

LEE

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
913 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA TODAY...

.SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO
45 MPH...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA ON WEDNESDAY. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO
5 PM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR MOST OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES ON EAST WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 90.

MNZ054>059-066-068-069-077-012200-
/O.EXA.KMPX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150401T2200Z/
LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-MCLEOD-
CARVER-SCOTT-RICE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...
WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...MONTICELLO...HUTCHINSON...CHASKA...
SHAKOPEE...FARIBAULT
913 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...9 AM TO 5 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUST TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES. UNSECURED OUTDOOR
  ITEMS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON
EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS LIKE INTERSTATE 90. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
913 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA TODAY...

.SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 30 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO
45 MPH...ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA ON WEDNESDAY. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO
5 PM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR MOST OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES ON EAST WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 90.

MNZ064-065-067-073>076-082>085-091>093-012200-
/O.CON.KMPX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150401T2200Z/
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...GAYLORD...
REDWOOD FALLS...NEW ULM...ST. PETER...LE SUEUR...ST. JAMES...
MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
913 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...9 AM TO 5 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH WITH GUST TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE AND LIGHT WEIGHT VEHICLES. UNSECURED OUTDOOR
  ITEMS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH OR
GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON
EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS LIKE INTERSTATE 90. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015


MNZ098-SDZ040-055-056-062-012100-
/O.EXA.KFSD.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150401T2100Z/
ROCK-BROOKINGS-LAKE-MOODY-MINNEHAHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUVERNE...BROOKINGS...MADISON...
FLANDREAU...SIOUX FALLS
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO THE
  EARLY AFTERNOON.

* WEATHER CONDITIONS...SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH.  WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015


IAZ001-012-012100-
/O.EXA.KFSD.WI.Y.0006.150401T1500Z-150401T2100Z/
LYON IA-SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK RAPIDS...GEORGE...INWOOD...
LARCHWOOD...ORANGE CITY...SIOUX CENTER
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING...AND
  CONTINUE STRONG THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

* WEATHER CONDITIONS...SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH.  WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015


IAZ002-003-013-014-021-022-032-012100-
/O.CON.KFSD.WI.Y.0006.150401T1500Z-150401T2100Z/
OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-IDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SIBLEY...SPIRIT LAKE...MILFORD...
ARNOLDS PARK...SHELDON...HARTLEY...SANBORN...SPENCER...CHEROKEE...
STORM LAKE...IDA GROVE...HOLSTEIN...BATTLE CREEK
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING...AND
  CONTINUE STRONG THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

* WEATHER CONDITIONS...SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH.  WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015


MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-012100-
/O.CON.KFSD.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150401T2100Z/
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-PIPESTONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TYLER...HENDRICKS...LAKE BENTON...
IVANHOE...MARSHALL...SLAYTON...FULDA...WINDOM...MOUNTAIN LAKE...
WORTHINGTON...JACKSON...LAKEFIELD...PIPESTONE
909 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO
  THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* WEATHER CONDITIONS...SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH.  WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING FOR
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...AND
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FOR SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...AND THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SOUTH DAKOTA FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

MNZ900-SDZ257-012315-
/O.EXB.KFSD.FW.W.0007.150401T1509Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.A.0006.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 257 AND
900...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG NORTHWEST WIND AND LOW
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 257 AND 900...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 900. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 257.

* WIND...BE AWARE OF A WIND SHIFT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35
  MPH...SHIFTING NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT.

* 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
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING FOR
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...AND
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY FOR SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA...AND THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SOUTH DAKOTA FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

SDZ255-256-258-012315-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FW.W.0007.150401T1509Z-150402T0100Z/
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.A.0006.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
1009 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255...256 AND
258...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 255...256 AND 258...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 255. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 256.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 258.

* WIND...BE AWARE OF A WIND SHIFT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35
  MPH...SHIFTING NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH IN THE EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

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
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA
TODAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
MINNESOTA THURSDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM 25 TO 40 MPH WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS THE WARNING AREA AND PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
WHILE THIS IS OCCURRING...HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP TO AROUND 25
PERCENT. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO
CREATE THE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE RED
FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM FAIRMONT
TO NEW PRAGUE TO RED WING.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. STRONG WEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE
BY AFTERNOON SETTING UP ANOTHER DAY WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE WATCH IS NOT CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA DUE TO EXPECTED THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT THIS EVENING WHICH WILL LEAVE WETTER FUELS.

MNZ064-073>075-082-012315-
/O.EXA.KMPX.FW.W.0004.150401T1700Z-150402T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
YELLOW MEDICINE-REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-WATONWAN-
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...073...074...075 AND 082...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
064...073...074...075 AND 082...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED
A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 064...073...074...075 AND
  082.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO AROUND 25 PERCENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

* 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
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA
TODAY...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
MINNESOTA THURSDAY...

.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM 25 TO 40 MPH WILL DEVELOP THIS
MORNING ACROSS THE WARNING AREA AND PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
WHILE THIS IS OCCURRING...HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP TO AROUND 25
PERCENT. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE TO
CREATE THE THREAT FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE RED
FLAG WARNING IS FOR AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM FAIRMONT
TO NEW PRAGUE TO RED WING.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THURSDAY FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST MINNESOTA. STRONG WEST WINDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WILL
DEVELOP DURING THE MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE 15 TO 20 PERCENT RANGE
BY AFTERNOON SETTING UP ANOTHER DAY WITH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. THE WATCH IS NOT CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA DUE TO EXPECTED THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT THIS EVENING WHICH WILL LEAVE WETTER FUELS.

MNZ042>045-048>062-065>068-012315-
/O.CON.KMPX.FW.A.0005.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-POPE-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-
ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-
WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-
1004 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES
042...043...044...045...048...049...050...051...052...053...
054...055...056...057...058...059...060...061...062...065...066...
067 AND 068...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 042...043...044...045...
  048...049...050...051...052...053...054...055...056...057...
  058...059...060...061...062...065...066...067 AND 068.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...FALLING TO 15 TO 25 PERCENT BY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
516 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
TODAY ALONG AND WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. THE VERY HIGH
CATEGORY WILL BE REACHED EAST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. ALONG AND
WEST OF THE JAMES...MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES WILL ONCE AGAIN FALL
TOWARD 20 TO 25 PERCENT...COUPLED WITH STOUT WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH
WHICH WILL BECOME NORTHWESTERLY THIS AFTERNOON. EAST OF THE
JAMES...SLIGHTLY HIGHER HUMIDITY VALUES WILL COMBINE WITH SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH. THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX
WILL STILL BE IN THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME CATEGORIES ON THURSDAY
WITH NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING 20 TO 35 MPH.

DEBRIS BURNING IS THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF WILDFIRES...SO PLEASE
BE CAREFUL WITH ANY USE OF FIRE. IN FACT...CONSIDER POSTPONING
BURNING DUE TO THE VERY HIGH OR EXTREME FIRE DANGER.

SDZ038-050-052-053-057>060-063>065-068-069-012330-
BEADLE-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-
CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-YANKTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HURON...GREGORY...BURKE...
WESSINGTON SPRINGS...ALPENA...WOONSOCKET...CHAMBERLAIN...
KIMBALL...PLANKINTON...WHITE LAKE...STICKNEY...MITCHELL...
ALEXANDRIA...EMERY...WAGNER...PLATTE...LAKE ANDES...MARTY...
ARMOUR...CORSICA...DELMONT...PARKSTON...FREEMAN...MENNO...TRIPP...
TYNDALL...SCOTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...AVON...TABOR...YANKTON
516 AM CDT WED APR 1 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY.


$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
440 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ONCE AGAIN TODAY AS A COLD FRONT
WILL BRING STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE REGION. DRY AIR WILL ALSO
FOLLOW THE FRONT THIS AFTERNOON WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY BELOW
20 PERCENT EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA EASTWARD TOWARDS
THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. WINDY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST ONCE AGAIN
ON THURSDAY BUT RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER.
NONETHELESS...FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN ELEVATED ON THURSDAY AS
WELL.

SDZ003>006-009-010-015>018-033>037-045-048-051-012315-
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 WED APR 1 2015 /340 AM MDT WED APR 1 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
234 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
EARLY THIS MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS
TO 50 MPH...WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 50S IN NORTHWEST SOUTH
DAKOTA TO THE LOWER 70S IN SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

ON THURSDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME CATEGORY.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
012300-
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-TRIPP-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...WINNER...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
234 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015 /334 AM CDT WED APR 1 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 THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY TO EXTREME CATEGORY.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1052 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-021600-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
1052 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /952 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO MOISTURE WILL MOVE NORTHWARD INTO CENTRAL AND
EASTERN NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON...AND HELP TRIGGER A ROUND OF
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A COLD FRONT. THE STORMS SHOULD INITIATE FROM
NEAR EWING...SOUTHWEST THOUGH BARTLETT...COMSTOCK...AND MASON
CITY. EVEN THOUGH THE GULF MOISTURE WILL BE INCREASING AHEAD OF
THE COLD FRONT...IT WILL STILL REMAIN FAIRLY DRY...AND LIGHTNING
COULD START A WILDFIRE. STORMS WILL INTENSIFY AS THEY MOVE EAST OUT
OF THE IMMEDIATE AREA...AND SHOULD REMAIN UNDER SEVERE LIMITS
UNTIL THEY MOVE EAST OF THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

TAYLOR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
1035 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-020545-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
1035 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER WILL BE IN PLACE ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND
SOUTHWEST IOWA THIS AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER
NORTHEAST NEBRASKA THEN SPREAD SLOWLY SOUTHEAST INTO SOUTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA TONIGHT. SOME STORMS MAY BE SEVERE
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
WINDS THE PRIMARY HAZARDS.

THE THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS SHOULD DIMINISH AS WE HEAD TOWARD
MIDNIGHT. HOWEVER SOME AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE AS
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SLOW TO CLEAR SOUTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER AN INCH ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE NEXT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL COME SUNDAY NIGHT
AND MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS
EVENING.

$$

FOBERT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1025 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ080-081-089-090-NEZ013-014-
SDZ071-021530-
LYON IA-OSCEOLA-DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-
BUENA VISTA-WOODBURY-IDA-MURRAY-COTTONWOOD-NOBLES-JACKSON-DIXON-
DAKOTA-UNION-
1025 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRIMARILY FROM MID
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE HAIL TO THE
SIZE OF QUARTERS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH. IN ADDITION...
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE STRONG TODAY...AVERAGING 25 TO
35 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL HELP TO PRODUCE AN EXTREME GRASSLAND
FIRE DANGER INDEX. DEBRIS BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX COULD REACH THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY THURSDAY
AFTERNOON....THOUGH THIS IS CONTINGENT ON HOW MUCH RAIN FALLS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. IF ENOUGH RAIN FALLS...IT COULD
VERY WELL MODERATE THE FIRE DANGER ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE POSSIBLE BY 3 PM.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1025 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

SDZ038>040-050-052>061-063>065-068-021530-
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-BROOKINGS-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-LAKE-
MOODY-BRULE-AURORA-DAVISON-HANSON-MCCOOK-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-
HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-
1025 AM CDT WED APR 1 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 INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON WITH A RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT. THE WORST OF THE
CONDITIONS WILL BE ALONG AND WEST OF THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY. IT IS
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED NOT TO BURN ANY DEBRIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX COULD ONCE AGAIN REACH THE EXTREME
CATEGORY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THEREFORE A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN
EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1025 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ071-072-097-098-SDZ062-066-067-069-070-021530-
LINCOLN MN-LYON MN-PIPESTONE-ROCK-MINNEHAHA-TURNER-LINCOLN SD-
YANKTON-CLAY SD-
1025 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR IN THE MID AND LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS. SOME STORMS MAY BE MARGINALLY SEVERE. IN
ADDITION...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL AVERAGE 25 TO 35 MPH THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON WITH SOME GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH. THE WINDS WILL THEN
DECREASE SOME THIS AFTERNOON AS THEY SHIFT TO THE WEST. THEREFORE
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. DEBRIS BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX COULD REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THEREFORE A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
522 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>037-044>047-057-058-070-021030-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-
GUTHRIE-CASS-
522 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING AND WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. PLEASE REFER
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES
FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AROUND SUNSET. SOME MAY BE
SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND HIGH WINDS THE PRIMARY THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. THE CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THE EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
446 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-021000-
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-
446 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /346 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

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

VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA
TODAY AS STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER ON THURSDAY AS WELL AS WINDS REMAIN GUSTY
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY STAYS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
TMT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
255 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-021300-
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-
255 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015 /355 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS 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 THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

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

.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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
020900-
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-
346 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW
STORMS COULD BE SEVERE. MAIN THREATS ARE STRONG WIND AND LARGE
HAIL.

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL GUST NEAR 45 MPH TODAY...MAINLY ACROSS
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN ON THURSDAY
ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

JRB

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