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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
245 PM CDT Thu Jul 25 2024

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Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-Lincoln-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-Dakota-Beadle-Kingsbury-Brookings-Gregory-
Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Moody-Brule-Aurora-Davison-Hanson-McCook-
Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-Turner-Bon Homme-Yankton-
Union-
245 PM CDT Thu Jul 25 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest Iowa, west central
Iowa, southwest Minnesota, northeast Nebraska, central South
Dakota, east central South Dakota, south central South Dakota and
southeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Thick wildfire smoke remains over the area. The air quality index
(AQI) is currently in the Yellow (moderate) category due to PM2.5
pollutants from light surface smoke, which will likely continue
throughout the day. Those who are highly sensitive to air pollution
may be impacted.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Wildfire smoke looks to remain over the area through at least
Friday, especially aloft. Smoke may again be near the ground, but
similar to today AQI is expected to remain in the Yellow (moderate)
category.

Temperatures remain at least in the mid 80s and up into the
mid/upper 90s Friday and continue into next week. Heat index
readings may approach the middle to upper 90s at times.

Thunderstorm chances return Saturday night into Sunday night and
isolated severe storms will be possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service North Platte NE
931 AM CDT Thu Jul 25 2024

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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-
931 AM CDT Thu Jul 25 2024 /831 AM MDT Thu Jul 25 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western and north
central Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Hot, dry, and breezy conditions will create near critical to critical fire
weather conditions from the western Sandhills into the Panhandle
this afternoon into tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Hot, dry, and windy conditions persist Friday and into the weekend.
Gusts on Friday and Saturday up to 35 miles per hour are possible,
bringing near critical to critical fire weather conditions. The area
of greatest concern are areas generally west of Highway 83.

Thunderstorms moving out of the Panhandle late in the day Saturday
may become severe and produce isolated wind damage west of Highway 83
and north of Interstate 80.

Increasing temperatures may result in dangerous heat index values by
early next week across portions of central and western Nebraska,
mainly along and east of Highway 83.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
443 AM CDT Thu Jul 25 2024

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Corson-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Walworth-Edmunds-Dewey-Potter-Faulk-
Spink-Stanley-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Jones-Lyman-Buffalo-
443 AM CDT Thu Jul 25 2024 /343 AM MDT Thu Jul 25 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central South Dakota, north
central South Dakota and northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Hot temperatures in the 90s to around 100 degrees, and heat indices
from the mid 90s to around 102 will be felt across central South
Dakota into the James River valley. Hottest conditions are expected
across central South Dakota, where a Heat Advisory is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

The Severe Weather Outlook for Saturday is Marginal Risk (level 1 of
5) across much of the region Saturday and Saturday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$
TMT

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
326 AM MDT Thu Jul 25 2024

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Ziebach-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
326 AM MDT Thu Jul 25 2024 /426 AM CDT Thu Jul 25 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwestern
South Dakota...and south central South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hot temperatures today with the highs over 100 degrees this
afternoon with elevated fire weather conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms Friday afternoon
into the weekend. Isolated severe storms are possible Friday and
Saturday, with gusty winds being the primary threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

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Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

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