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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
234 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND EASTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA ON MONDAY AFTERNOON...

SDZ255>258-201100-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.W.0015.150420T1700Z-150421T0100Z/
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
MIDDLE BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER JAMES RIVER TO LOWER BIG SIOUX RIVER VALLEY-
234 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT MONDAY FOR LOW
HUMIDITY AND STRONG WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255...256...257
AND 258...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREAS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 255..256...257 AND 258 IN
  SOUTH CENTRAL AND EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.

* WIND...SUSTAINED NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...BETWEEN 15 AND 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.

&&

$$

DUX

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