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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
151 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST
WYOMING AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...

.Warm temperatures, low relative humidity, and gusty west to
southwest winds may support critical fire weather conditions
Thursday afternoon and evening for northeast Wyoming and portions
of western South Dakota.

SDZ319>327-329-332-WYZ314>318-232300-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.A.0017.200924T1800Z-200925T0200Z/
Northern Black Hills-Central Black Hills-Southern Black Hills-
Fall River County Area-Northern Foot Hills-Eastern Foot Hills-
Custer County Plains-Pine Ridge Area-Butte County Area-
West Central Plains-Badlands Area-Northern Campbell-
Southern Campbell-Crook County Plains-Weston County Plains-
Wyoming Black Hills-
151 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319,
320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 329, AND 332...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 314 Northern Campbell, 315
  Southern Campbell, 316 Crook County Plains, 317 Weston County
  Plains, 318 Wyoming Black Hills, 319 Northern Black Hills, 320
  Central Black Hills, 321 Southern Black Hills, 322 Fall River
  County Area, 323 Northern Foot Hills, 324 Eastern Foot Hills,
  325 Custer County Plains, 326 Pine Ridge Area, 327 Butte
  County Area, 329 West Central Plains and 332 Badlands Area.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 8 percent.

* IMPACTS...The combination of gusty winds and low relative
  humidity would 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.

&&

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