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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
327 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-020300-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST-
327 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE
  ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONES...274...284.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...BIG HORN...JOHNSON...SHERIDAN...WASHAKIE.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                    SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER...
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* WIND: WEST TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE 50S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. PLEASE MAKE SURE ANY RECENT
CONTROLLED BURNS ARE COMPLETELY OUT. AVOID USE OF ANYTHING THAT
MAY SPARK FIRES.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
427 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA
WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP TODAY ACROSS ALL OF
WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS AROUND 40
MPH AND AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 20 PERCENT ARE
EXPECTED. LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS INCLUDE BOWMAN...DICKINSON...WILLISTON...
BISMARCK...MINOT...BOTTINEAU...HARVEY...JAMESTOWN...OAKES AND
SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-031>037-040>048-050-051-011730-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.W.0004.150401T1600Z-150402T0300Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-
STUTSMAN-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-EMMONS-LOGAN-
LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
427 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /327 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/
THIS MORNING TO 10 PM CDT /9 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MOST OF NORTH
DAKOTA...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 DIVIDE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 002 BURKE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 RENVILLE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 004 BOTTINEAU...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 ROLETTE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 009 WILLIAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MOUNTRAIL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 WARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 MCHENRY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017
  MCKENZIE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 DUNN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019
  MERCER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 OLIVER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021
  MCLEAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  023 WELLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 FOSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  031 GOLDEN VALLEY... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 BILLINGS...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 033 STARK... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 034 MORTON...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 035 BURLEIGH... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 036 KIDDER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 STUTSMAN... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 040
  SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 HETTINGER... FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  042 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  044 ADAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  046 EMMONS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 047 LOGAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  048 LA MOURE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 050 MCINTOSH AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 051 DICKEY.

* WINDS...WEST WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...TODAY.

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

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 60 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

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.

&&

$$
AJ

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.

SDZ260-262-WYZ299-012130-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
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...FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 260
AND 262...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 260 NORTHERN BLACK HILLS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 262 SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 299 WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.

* 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.

&&

$$

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.

SDZ261-264-266-012130-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
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 261...264 AND 266...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261 NORTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 266 CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST
  EARLY THIS MORNING...AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  50 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 60S.

* 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.

&&

$$

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.

&&

$$

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.

WYZ259-297-298-012130-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
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 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
259...297 AND 298...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259 SOUTHERN CAMPBELL...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 297 NORTHERN CAMPBELL AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 298
  LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 50S.

* 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.

&&

$$

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

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

SDZ267>271-011645-
/O.CON.KABR.FW.W.0006.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-
MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
343 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /243 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TODAY TO 8 PM CDT /7 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...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.
  PORTIONS OF CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA COULD SEE GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE LOWEST READINGS WILL
  BE ACROSS CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

* 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.

&&

$$
TMT

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

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...AS WELL
AS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA 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...

SDZ255-256-011645-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.A.0006.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.W.0007.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
340 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDE PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
AND EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG NORTHWEST WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDE PARTS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

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 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  256...WHICH INCLUDE PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL
  SOUTH DAKOTA.

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

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 TO 22 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.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
423 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...VERY WINDY ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TODAY...

.WESTERLY WINDS AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL DEVELOP
OVER WESTERN AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA TODAY. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH BY LATE THIS EVENING. LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE IMPACTED BY
THESE WINDS INCLUDE BOWMAN...DICKINSON... WILLISTON...
MINOT...GARRISON AND MANDAN.

NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>045-011730-
/O.CON.KBIS.WI.Y.0008.150401T1100Z-150402T0100Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCKENZIE-DUNN-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSBY...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...
WILLISTON...NEW TOWN...MINOT...WATFORD CITY...KILLDEER...BEULAH...
HAZEN...CENTER...GARRISON...BEACH...MEDORA...DICKINSON...MANDAN...
MARMARTH...MOTT...ELGIN...BOWMAN...HETTINGER...FORT YATES
423 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /323 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...TODAY.

* WINDS...WESTERLY AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. DIFFICULT OUTDOOR WORKING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...AND
OR GUSTS UNDER 58 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
AJ

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

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING.
BEHIND THE FRONT WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR 50 MPH. THE WINDS WILL
DECREASE EARLY THIS EVENING.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025-026-030-031-072>074-012145-
/O.CON.KUNR.WI.Y.0012.150401T0900Z-150402T0100Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...WALL...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
231 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN WIND GUSTS CAN CAUSE DRIVERS TO LOSE
  CONTROL... ESPECIALLY IN LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
  STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE BLOWING DUST AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS 30 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

$$

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

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING.
BEHIND THE FRONT WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR 50 MPH. THE WINDS WILL
DECREASE EARLY THIS EVENING.

SDZ014-032-043-046-012145-
/O.CON.KUNR.WI.Y.0012.150401T1100Z-150402T0100Z/
ZIEBACH-HAAKON-JACKSON-MELLETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DUPREE...PHILIP...KADOKA...WHITE RIVER
231 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015 /331 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/ THIS
EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT /8 PM CDT/ THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...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 WIND ADVISORY MEANS 30 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

$$

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

SDZ003-015-033-045-012030-
/O.CON.KABR.WI.Y.0010.150401T1100Z-150402T0100Z/
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-JONES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...TIMBER LAKE...
FORT PIERRE...MURDO
328 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /228 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED FROM MID MORNING THROUGH LATE
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY BE AFFECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER
ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
TMT


Fire Weather Watch


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

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...AS WELL
AS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA 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...

SDZ255-256-011645-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.A.0006.150402T1600Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.CON.KFSD.FW.W.0007.150401T1800Z-150402T0100Z/
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
340 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDE PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
AND EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY EVENING FOR STRONG NORTHWEST WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDE PARTS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

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 AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  256...WHICH INCLUDE PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL
  SOUTH DAKOTA.

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

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 TO 22 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.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


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.


$$


Air Quality Alert


SDZ026-011145-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
238 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...AIR POLLUTION ALERT FOR DUST FOR RAPID CITY WEST OF THE GAP IN
EFFECT FROM 5 AM MDT UNTIL 7 PM MDT...

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY THIS MORNING TO 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. THE WINDS WILL SUBSIDE LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
THE GUSTY WINDS WILL SUSPEND FINE DUST IN THE AIR OVER WEST RAPID
CITY PRODUCING POOR AIR QUALITY.

THE RAPID CITY AIR QUALITY OFFICE RECOMMENDS THE
ELDERLY...YOUNG...AND ANYONE WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS AVOID
EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL EXERTION AND EXPOSURE TO THE OUTSIDE AIR.

VOLUNTARY ACTIONS TO REDUCE DUST POLLUTION INCLUDE...CEASING OR
REDUCING THE MANIPULATION OF SOIL IN
CONSTRUCTION...INDUSTRIAL...AND AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES...AND
INCREASING THE USE OF POLLUTION CONTROLS FOR SOIL
STABILIZATION...WASTE PITS...STOCK PILES...AND CONSTRUCTION
SITES.

&&

HOURLY DUST CONCENTRATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE DENR WEB PAGE
HTTP://DENR.SD.GOV/DES/AQ/AAREALTIME.ASPX

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
431 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

NDZ004-005-012-013-022-023-025-035>037-046>048-050-051-020945-
BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-MCHENRY-PIERCE-SHERIDAN-WELLS-FOSTER-BURLEIGH-
KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
431 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY. A RED FLAG WARNING HAS
BEEN ISSUED. SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BISMARCK FOR DETAILS.

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

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
431 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>045-020945-
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-MCKENZIE-DUNN-
MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-MORTON-SLOPE-
HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-SIOUX-
431 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /331 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA...NORTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY. A RED FLAG WARNING HAS
BEEN ISSUED. SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BISMARCK FOR DETAILS.

STRONG WESTERLY WINDS TODAY. A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED. SEE
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BISMARCK FOR DETAILS.


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

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.



$$
AJ

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

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-020930-
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-
428 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015 /328 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 MOISTURE COMING INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON WILL
HELP TO GENERATE A STRONG DEWPOINT GRADIENT IN CENTRAL AND
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THAT
DEWPOINT GRADIENT THIS AFTERNOON SOUTH AND EAST OF A LINE FROM
AINSWORTH THROUGH THEDFORD TO OGALLALA. BECAUSE OF THE DRY
CONDITIONS INITIALLY...THERE IS A RISK THAT LIGHTNING COULD START
FIRES. BEYOND THE LIGHTNING THREAT...STRONG OUTFLOW WIND IS
LIKELY.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.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

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 CHEYENNE WY
820 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NEZ002-003-095-096-WYZ101-102-108-020230-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-
820 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE AND EAST CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND
INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH WINDS SHIFTING INTO THE NORTH.
NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS COLD FRONT.

.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 CHEYENNE WY
820 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NEZ019>021-054-055-WYZ103>107-109>119-020230-
SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE 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-
820 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND
INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH WINDS SHIFTING INTO THE NORTH.
NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS INITIAL COLD FRONT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS LATE WEDNESDAY BRINGING
MUCH COOLER AIR FOR THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW IS LIKELY
ON THURSDAY WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGH PLAINS
AND HIGH VALLEYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
504 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SDZ038-039-050-052>054-057>060-063-064-068-012215-
BEADLE-KINGSBURY-GREGORY-JERAULD-SANBORN-MINER-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-BON HOMME-
504 PM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

GUSTY WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD TO VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

.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 RED FLAG
WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
FIRE WEATHER WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN ON THURSDAY...WITH VERY HIGH
TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER LIKELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
521 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SDZ003-004-009-015-016-033>037-045-048-051-011030-
CORSON-CAMPBELL-WALWORTH-DEWEY-POTTER-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-
HAND-JONES-LYMAN-BUFFALO-
521 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /421 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH TO
EXTREME CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY ON
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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