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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
603 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT ON SATURDAY FOR THE
POTENTIAL OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER NORTHWESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA...

Breezy conditions will develop across northwest South Dakota on
Saturday. High temperatures will be slightly cooler than today,
however the minimum relative humidity will again fall to around 15
percent. Critical fire weather conditions may develop over part
of northwestern South Dakota again on Saturday afternoon.

SDZ266-221515-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.A.0006.170722T1700Z-170723T0100Z/
Central South Dakota Plains-
603 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 266...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 266.

* Winds...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with frequent gusts up to 30
  mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 15 percent.

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

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 Rapid City SD
603 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT ON SATURDAY FOR THE
POTENTIAL OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OVER NORTHWESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA...

Breezy conditions will develop across northwest South Dakota on
Saturday. High temperatures will be slightly cooler than today,
however the minimum relative humidity will again fall to around 15
percent. Critical fire weather conditions may develop over part
of northwestern South Dakota again on Saturday afternoon.

SDZ261-221515-
/O.EXP.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170722T0000Z/
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.A.0006.170722T1700Z-170723T0100Z/
Northwestern South Dakota Plains-
603 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 261.

* Winds...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with frequent gusts up to 30
  mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 15 percent.

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

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 Aberdeen SD
556 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017


SDZ267>270-221100-
/O.CON.KABR.FW.A.0005.170722T1700Z-170723T0100Z/
Lower Bad River-Upper Cheyenne-Upper Missouri Coteau-
Missouri Coteau-
556 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017 /456 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267, 268, 269 AND 270...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 267 Lower Bad River, Fire
  Weather Zone 268 Upper Cheyenne, Fire Weather Zone 269 Upper
  Missouri Coteau and Fire Weather Zone 270 Missouri Coteau.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 16 percent.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are possible
  Saturday due to dry fine fuels, breezy winds and very low
  relative humidity.

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 Bismarck ND
300 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA ON SATURDAY...

.Afternoon humidity between 15 and 20 percent, northwest winds
sustained at 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts, and temperatures in
the 80s are forecast on Saturday across southwest and south
central North Dakota. When combined with dry fuels, critical fire
weather conditions are possible.

NDZ020-031>035-040>046-220600-
/O.CON.KBIS.FW.A.0003.170722T1700Z-170723T0200Z/
Oliver-Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Burleigh-Slope-
Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-Adams-Sioux-Emmons-
300 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017 /200 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 020, 031, 032, 033, 034,
035, 040, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045, AND 046...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 020, 031, 032, 033, 034,
  035, 040, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045, and 046.

* WIND...Northwest winds sustained at 20 to 25 mph with higher
  gusts.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity between 15 and 20 percent.

* TEMPERATURES...Highs in the 80s are expected.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop could spread rapidly.

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.

&&

$$

JV

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