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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
307 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

MTZ130-132-133-222115-
/O.NEW.KBYZ.FW.W.0005.170722T1200Z-170723T0400Z/
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-Custer County-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-
307 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM MDT
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 6 AM this morning to 10 PM MDT
this evening.

* IMPACTS: Low humidities, hot temperatures, and gusty winds will
  create erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   In Southeast MT Fire Zones...130...132.
   In Southeast MT and Northwest SD Fire Zone....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   In Northwest SD...Harding.
   In Southeast MT...Carter...Custer...Fallon...Rosebud...Treasure.

* WIND: Northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 13 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: In the low 90s.

* TIMING: Relative Humidities are starting off around 20 percent
  early this morning. Northwest winds are expected to increase
  this morning and persist through the evening. Winds will taper
  off after sunset.

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.

&&

$$


http://weather.gov/Billings

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
255 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA...

.Minimum relative humidities around 15 percent will occur this
afternoon. Expect northwest winds from 10 to 20 MPH with frequent
gusts to 25 MPH. The combination of very dry air and gusty winds
will create critical fire weather conditions this afternoon.

SDZ261-266-230000-
/O.UPG.KUNR.FW.A.0006.170722T1700Z-170723T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0007.170722T1700Z-170723T0100Z/
Northwestern South Dakota Plains-Central South Dakota Plains-
255 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 261 AND 266...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity...which is in
effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM MDT this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 261 and 266.

* Winds...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with frequent gusts around 25
  mph.

* Relative Humidity...Around 15 percent.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low relative
  humidities will produce critical fire weather conditions.

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.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
239 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...Skies will become mostly sunny today with some
smoke. Highs will push into the 90s with minimum relative
humidities from 15 to 20 percent. Northwest winds will average 10
to 20 MPH. Frequent gusts to 25 MPH are expected over northwest
South Dakota.

SDZ001-002-013-014-032-230015-
Harding-Perkins-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-Haakon-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Faith, Dupree,
and Philip
239 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...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 Sunday afternoon, The grassland fire danger index
will reach the high category to very high category.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
518 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-231200-
Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Northern Wasatch Front-
Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-Southern Wasatch Front-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Wasatch Mountain Valleys-
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Western Uinta Basin-Castle Country-San Rafael Swell-
Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Central Mountains-
Southern Mountains-Southwest Wyoming-
518 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will form
over the southern half of Utah today, with a threat of heavy rain
and isolated flash flooding near the Arizona border.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

There will be a threat of heavy rain and isolated flash flooding
along the southern Utah border again Sunday afternoon. The rest
of the outlook area will be drier with fewer thunderstorms, mainly
over the mountains.

Thunderstorms look to become more widespread across the outlook
area again Monday through Wednesday with an increasing chance of
heavy rain and associated flash flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
439 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

COZ030>051-222245-
Jackson County Below 9000 Feet-
West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet-
Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet-
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/
Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above
9000 Feet-Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Central and Southeast Park County-
Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
County-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Northeast Weld County-Central and South Weld County-Morgan County-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
439 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered showers will diminish over the far northeast plains by 7
am this morning. There will be some drying moving into Northern
Colorado later this morning and afternoon which will limit
thunderstorm activity, especially over far northern sections. The
brunt of the storms today will be along and south of the
Interstate 70 corridor. Heavy rain, small hail, wind gusts to 40
mph can be expected with the stronger storms. Slow moving storms
will have the potential to produce a quick inch of rain in a very
short time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A return to drier and warmer weather Sunday and Monday will give
way to a greater chance for thunderstorms, particularly in the
high country Tuesday through Friday with monsoon moisture flowing
up from the Desert Southwest. Some high country storms midweek
could produce brief heavy rainfall, while storms on the plains may
produce more gusty winds than soaking rainfall.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected to be needed today or tonight.

$$
Entrekin/Baker

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
358 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-231000-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
358 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Drier air will continue moving in from the north resulting in a
decrease in thunderstorm coverage today compared to the previous
few days. Thunderstorm activity will be focused mainly over the
higher terrain during the afternoon and evening, with the best
chances across the central and southern mountains and adjacent
southern valleys. Locally heavy rain, small hail and gusty winds
are possible with storms today. Flash flooding concerns will be
more localized over steeper terrain and not as widespread as
previous few days.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A drier airmass will be over the region Sunday, resulting in
reduced thunderstorm coverage through Monday with storms limited
to mainly the higher terrain during the afternoon. Another surge
of moisture moves in as early as Tuesday, resulting in an increase
in thunderstorm activity through the coming week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
356 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

SDZ001-002-012>014-031-032-073-231000-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-Ziebach-
Pennington Co Plains-Haakon-Southern Meade Co Plains-
356 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

This Hazardous weather outlook is for portions of western South
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The combination of hot, dry, and breezy weather will result in
critical fire weather conditions today. A Red Flag Warning has
been issued.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

After a quiet weekend, an active weather pattern will return
early next week. Chances for thunderstorms will increase, which
may be strong to severe at times.

.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 Cheyenne WY
315 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-230915-
Dawes-Box Butte-Scotts Bluff-Banner-Morrill-Kimball-Cheyenne-
North Sioux-South Sioux-
315 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of western
Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated non-severe thunderstorms will occur this afternoon and
evening over the southern Nebraska panhandle roughly south of a
Scottsbluff to Alliance line.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur Tuesday and
Wednesday afternoon and evening, with lesser coverage Thursday
and Friday.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
315 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

WYZ101>119-230915-
Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Carbon County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-Southwest Carbon County-
Sierra Madre Range-Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
315 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of east central
Wyoming...south central Wyoming and southeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated non-severe thunderstorms will occur this afternoon and
evening over far southeast Wyoming mainly south of a Laramie to
Scottsbluff line.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

Isolated thunderstorms will occur over the mountains on Sunday.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected
most days Monday through Friday, with the greatest coverage on
Tuesday and Wednesday.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

RUBIN

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