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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1216 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...EXTREMELY DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUE...

.VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...GUSTY SOUTH WINDS...AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL CREATE HIGH WILDFIRE
DANGER.

NEZ204-206-208-010600-
/O.CON.KLBF.FW.W.0012.000000T0000Z-150401T0600Z/
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
1216 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /1116 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT
MDT/ WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
NEBRASKA SANDHILLS...THE NIOBRARA VALLEY AND THE EASTERN
PANHANDLE...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 204 EASTERN
  PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 206
  SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/ SAMUEL R
  MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 208 NIOBRARA
  VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY RANGE FIRE MAY HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BURN OUT OF
  CONTROL AND EXHIBIT EXTREME BURNING BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL DEVELOP. 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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
410 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE AND
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING TODAY...

.RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT TODAY.
THIS VERY DRY AIRMASS WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY WINDS AND DRY
GRASSES SUCH THAT RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL OCCUR. THE STRONGEST
WINDS WILL BE OVER SOUTHEAST WYOMING WHERE WESTERLY WINDS WILL
GENERALLY GUST BETWEEN 30 AND 35 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH
SOME HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE. INTO NEBRASKA...WINDS WILL NOT BE AS STRONG WITH GUSTS
MAINLY BETWEEN 20 TO 25 MPH...ALTHOUGH GUST TO 30 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE INTO NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLE...AS WELL AS
NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL INCREASE THIS
EVENING AND WINDS WILL GENERALLY SUBSIDE ENDING THE CRITICAL FIRE
THREAT.

NEZ311>313-WYZ310-312300-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
BOX BUTTE/SOUTH SIOUX-
SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT/WILDCAT HILLS-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
410 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 310...311...312 AND 313...

* WIND...WESTERLY 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES AROUND 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 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...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BRING VERY
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA TODAY...WITH INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...ALLOWING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA.

FOR TODAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S
THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
AFTERNOON. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHEAST
WYOMING...WHERE SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. FURTHER
EAST ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
STRONG...BUT GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING...HOWEVER POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 15 PERCENT
FOR WEDNESDAY.

SDZ263-265-311745-
/O.UPG.KUNR.FW.A.0006.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
/O.EXB.KUNR.FW.W.0006.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263 AND 265...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST
  20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WEDNESDAY MORNING. STRONG
  NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND 15
  PERCENT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWER TO MID 80S TODAY...AROUND 70 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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
355 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDES EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

SDZ255-256-311700-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.A.0005.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
355 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDES EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 255...PART OF SOUTH CENTRAL
  SOUTH DAKOTA. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 256...PART OF EAST CENTRAL SOUTH
  DAKOTA.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH BY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 TO 22 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.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
312 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...WARM TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY WILL BE
FOUND ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS
INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER
70S TO LOWER 80S...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 TO 15
PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

ON WEDNESDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE EXTREME CATEGORY.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
010000-
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
312 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /412 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1022 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-011630-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
1022 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST TODAY ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA
DUE TO RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FALLING TO LESS THAN 15 PERCENT AND
FREQUENT WIND GUSTS OVER 20 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY
DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING EAST OF HIGHWAY 83. LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT. SOME
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE WEST OF HIGHWAY
25...INCLUDING NORTHEAST COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED WEDNESDAY.

$$
JTL

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1036 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SDZ050-057-063-011545-
GREGORY-BRULE-CHARLES MIX-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTHERLY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

GUSTY WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WILL
BRING AN EXTREME FIRE DANGER TO LOWER BRULE AREAS. A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.  FIRE
WEATHER WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN ON THURSDAY...WITH AT LEAST VERY
HIGH FIRE DANGER LIKELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
427 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101>103-107-108-113-118-119-
011100-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
NIOBRARA COUNTY-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-EAST PLATTE COUNTY-
GOSHEN COUNTY-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
427 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA...EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING AND
SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WARM...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CREATE CONDUCIVE CONDITIONS
FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON. BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL
WITH ANY OUTDOOR FIRES OR BURNING MATERIALS AS FIRES COULD GET OUT
OF CONTROL QUICKLY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
525 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
011200-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
525 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN THE MAJORITY OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. PRIMARILY
BETWEEN 4 PM AND MIDNIGHT...THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SOME STORMS
TO BECOME SEVERE...ESPECIALLY WITHIN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND EAST
OF A LINE FROM GREELEY...TO KEARNEY...TO ALMA IN SOUTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA. AT THIS TIME...THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER THREATS APPEAR TO
BE HAIL UP TO AROUND PING PONG BALL SIZE...AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS
TO AROUND 60 MPH OR HIGHER. THERE COULD ALSO BE A NARROW CORRIDOR OF
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF AT LEAST 1 TO 2 INCHES...ALTHOUGH THE
EXACT PLACEMENT OF THIS PRIMARY RAIN BAND IS STILL SOMEWHAT
UNCERTAIN.

SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM GREELEY TO YORK NEBRASKA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
422 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-010930-
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-
422 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /322 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN
EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

ISLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A FRONT GOES
THROUGH NEBRASKA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

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

$$

JRS

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