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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
123 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT COULD LEAD
TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY.

WYZ275>277-279-281>283-285-287-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-CODY FOOTHILLS-
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
123 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND AND A
HIGH HAINES INDEX FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276...277...279...
281... 282...283...285 AND 287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 275. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 281. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 282. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 285. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 287.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH IN
  MORE EXPOSED AND WIND PRONE AREAS

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON SATURDAY 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 RIVERTON WY
123 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT COULD LEAD
TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY.

WYZ280-289-300-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
123 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND...HIGH
HAINES INDEX...DRY COLD FRONT AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 280... 289 AND 300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 300.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTING UP TO 40 MPH ON
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AROUND
  SUNSET ON SUNDAY NIGHT BEHIND A DRY COLD FRONT.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...5 ON SUNDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1145 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101>119-281000-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-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-
1145 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING...MAINLY
EAST OF A WHEATLAND TO CHEYENNE LINE...THROUGH AROUND 3 AM BEFORE
DISSIPATING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS CONVERSE AND
CARBON COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
442 PM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

IAZ020-021-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ050-057>060-063>066-068>071-
282145-
PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-GREGORY-BRULE-AURORA-
DAVISON-HANSON-CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-TURNER-BON HOMME-
YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
442 PM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD REDEVELOP INTO THURSDAY EVENING.
WHILE WIDESPREAD SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED...AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM MAY PRODUCE HAIL UP TO QUARTER SIZE OR WIND GUSTS UP
TO 60 MPH.

HEAVY RAINFALL COULD BE A THREAT OVERNIGHT AND LATE TONIGHT AS
MORE STORMS ARE QUITE LIKELY. RAINFALL AVERAGING FROM ONE TO THREE
INCHES IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN NORTHWEST IOWA AND EXTREME
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA. THIS RAINFALL COULD PRODUCE SOME
SIGNIFICANT RISES IN SMALL STREAMS ALONG WITH PONDING OF WATER IN
POOR DRAINAGE URBAN AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT THURSDAY EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
244 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-282045-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
244 PM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING
SATURDAY...AND PORTIONS OF EASTERN WYOMING ON SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA
TODAY...ESPECIALLY THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS. GUSTY WIND
AND SMALL HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

SATURDAY...ELEVATED TO POSSIBLY EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
AT TIMES ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA...BUT ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE
DIVIDE...DUE TO VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...BREEZY AND DRY
CONDITIONS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTHWEST.

SUNDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. ELEVATED
FIRE WEATHER POSSIBLE OVER THE EXTREME EAST.

MONDAY AND TUESDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

WEDNESDAY...ELEVATED TO POSSIBLY EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT WIND GUSTS OVER 50 MPH OR ANY
WIND DAMAGE. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
412 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-280915-
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-
412 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015 /312 AM MDT THU AUG 27 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

SHOWERS AND WEAK STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING
AND IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. SEVERE WEATHER IS
UNLIKELY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CONNELLY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
212 AM MDT THU AUG 27 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-281300-
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-
212 AM MDT THU AUG 27 2015 /312 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM
TRACKS EASTWARD THROUGH THE REGION. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT
EXPECTED. PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY MOVE OUT OF THE AREA
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.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

$$

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