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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FWZ 310 THROUGH 8 PM TODAY FOR WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FWZ 301...302...306 AND 310 THROUGH 313
FOR TUESDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES...

.WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING HAS ALLOWED STRONGER WINDS TO
MIX DOWN FROM HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ALREADY SEEING WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 25 MPH AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS AND EXPECT THESE GUSTY
WINDS TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MORE WIDESPREAD WINDS
ARE EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CLIMB 8 TO
10 DEGREES WARMER OVER TODAYS HIGHS. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
30 MPH APPEAR LIKELY TUESDAY.

WYZ310-311200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150331T0200Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 28 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 12 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES
261...264...265...AND 266...

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR WYOMING FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY...BRINGING VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. FOR THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT IN THESE AREAS...WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

ON TUESDAY...EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. THE
STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING...
WHERE SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 35
MPH ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. FURTHER EAST
ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
STRONG...BUT GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.

WYZ259-297-298-310400-
/O.UPG.KUNR.FW.A.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0006.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* 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...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.

* TIMING...TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 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
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES
261...264...265...AND 266...

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR WYOMING FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY...BRINGING VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. FOR THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT IN THESE AREAS...WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

ON TUESDAY...EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. THE
STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING...
WHERE SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 35
MPH ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. FURTHER EAST
ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
STRONG...BUT GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.

SDZ261-264>266-310400-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0006.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150331T0100Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 261...264...265 AND 266...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264...265 AND 266...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. A RED
FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261 NORTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 265 SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 266 CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. FIRE WEATHER
  WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. AS
  LOW AS 11 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S AND LOWER 70S THIS
  AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES
261...264...265...AND 266...

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR WYOMING FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY...BRINGING VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. FOR THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT IN THESE AREAS...WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

ON TUESDAY...EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. THE
STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING...
WHERE SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 35
MPH ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. FURTHER EAST
ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
STRONG...BUT GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.

WYZ299-310400-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.W.0006.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
299...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 299 WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

* TIMING...TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 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 DENVER/BOULDER CO
218 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...WARM...DRY AND GUSTY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON IN PARTS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO...

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED AS WINDS ARE GUSTING 20 TO 25
MPH...WITH HUMIDITIES LESS THAT 15 PERCENT IN PARTS OF NORTHEAST
COLORADO...THESE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON.

COZ242-248-249-310100-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0004.150330T2100Z-150331T0100Z/
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-
218 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY...LOGAN
COUNTY AND WASHINGTON COUNTY COLORADO.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 242...248 AND 249.

* TIMING...THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...SMALL FIRES CAN BLOW UP INTO LARGE SCALE FIRES UNDER
  RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

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 BILLINGS MT
1230 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-310630-
/O.UPG.KBYZ.FW.A.0002.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KBYZ.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-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-
1230 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* 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.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* WIND TUESDAY: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND AGAIN BY
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ONLY MODERATE RECOVERY TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE 70S ACROSS THE WESTERN ZONES...AND NEAR 80
  DEGREES ON THE EASTERN PLAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. COOLER
  WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS MAINLY IN THE 50S TO AROUND 60 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM
TEMPERATURES 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 RIVERTON WY
252 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAUSING CRITICAL FIRE DANGER TODAY...

.A WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AND
DRY SURFACE CONDITIONS WILL YIELD CRITICAL FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE FAR WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE WIND RIVER BASIN THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ283-302200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0004.150330T1800Z-150331T0100Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
252 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...WESTERN PORTIONS FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...MAINLY
  WEST OF THE RIVERTON AIRPORT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS IN THIS AREA ARE ADVISED NOT TO CONDUCT
  ANY BURNING THIS AFTERNOON...AS ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
  SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL
  VEGETATION.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FWZ 310 THROUGH 8 PM TODAY FOR WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FWZ 301...302...306 AND 310 THROUGH 313
FOR TUESDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES...

.WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING HAS ALLOWED STRONGER WINDS TO
MIX DOWN FROM HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ALREADY SEEING WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 25 MPH AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS AND EXPECT THESE GUSTY
WINDS TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MORE WIDESPREAD WINDS
ARE EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CLIMB 8 TO
10 DEGREES WARMER OVER TODAYS HIGHS. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
30 MPH APPEAR LIKELY TUESDAY.

WYZ310-311200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150331T0200Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 28 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 12 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

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 CHEYENNE WY
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FWZ 310 THROUGH 8 PM TODAY FOR WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FWZ 301...302...306 AND 310 THROUGH 313
FOR TUESDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES...

.WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING HAS ALLOWED STRONGER WINDS TO
MIX DOWN FROM HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ALREADY SEEING WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 25 MPH AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS AND EXPECT THESE GUSTY
WINDS TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MORE WIDESPREAD WINDS
ARE EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CLIMB 8 TO
10 DEGREES WARMER OVER TODAYS HIGHS. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
30 MPH APPEAR LIKELY TUESDAY.

WYZ302-306-311200-
/O.EXA.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 302 AND 306...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 302 AND 306.

* WIND...WEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT. POOR
  HUMIDITY RECOVERIES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* 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 CHEYENNE WY
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FWZ 310 THROUGH 8 PM TODAY FOR WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FWZ 301...302...306 AND 310 THROUGH 313
FOR TUESDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES...

.WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING HAS ALLOWED STRONGER WINDS TO
MIX DOWN FROM HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ALREADY SEEING WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 25 MPH AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS AND EXPECT THESE GUSTY
WINDS TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MORE WIDESPREAD WINDS
ARE EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CLIMB 8 TO
10 DEGREES WARMER OVER TODAYS HIGHS. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
30 MPH APPEAR LIKELY TUESDAY.

NEZ311>313-WYZ301-311200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
BOX BUTTE/SOUTH SIOUX-
SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT/WILDCAT HILLS-
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...311...312 AND 313...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...311...312 AND 313.

* WIND...WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT FOR AREAS
  EAST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE.

* 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 RAPID CITY SD
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES
261...264...265...AND 266...

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR WYOMING FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY...BRINGING VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. FOR THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT IN THESE AREAS...WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

ON TUESDAY...EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. THE
STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING...
WHERE SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 35
MPH ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. FURTHER EAST
ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
STRONG...BUT GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.

SDZ260-262-263-310400-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0006.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 260...262 AND 263...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 260 NORTHERN BLACK HILLS...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 262 SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 263 SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 80S.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY DRY FUELS.

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
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES
261...264...265...AND 266...

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY EVENING
FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR WYOMING FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY...BRINGING VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS. FOR THE REST OF
THIS AFTERNOON...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S
ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST INTO SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO NEAR 15 PERCENT IN THESE AREAS...WITH
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

ON TUESDAY...EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. THE
STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING...
WHERE SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO AROUND 35
MPH ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. FURTHER EAST
ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS
STRONG...BUT GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.

SDZ261-264>266-310400-
/O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0006.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150331T0100Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
244 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 261...264...265 AND 266...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264...265 AND 266...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. A RED
FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 261 NORTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 264 BADLANDS AREA...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 265 SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 266 CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON. FIRE WEATHER
  WATCH TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. AS
  LOW AS 11 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S AND LOWER 70S THIS
  AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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
302 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS MUCH
OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO
30 MPH. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE
70S...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 TO 20 PERCENT.

ON TUESDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE EXTREME CATEGORY.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-
302300-
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
302 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015 /402 AM CDT MON MAR 30 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1042 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

COZ030>051-310445-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1042 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HIGH PRESSURE AND A DRY AIRMASS WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER SUNNY DAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE 70S ON THE PLAINS AND 50S TO
LOWER 60S IN THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL SEE SOME WIND
GUSTS TO 30 MPH...WHILE THE PLAINS WILL HAVE SOME GUSTS NEAR 25
MPH NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER.  HUMIDITIES IN WINDY AREAS ON THE
PLAINS WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

UNSEASONABLY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ON TUESDAY. A
DEEPENING SURFACE TROUGH MAY INCREASE SOUTHERLY WINDS...WHICH MAY
INCREASE FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE NORTHEAST PLAINS. A WEAK SYSTEM
WILL BRUSH ACROSS COLORADO ON WEDNESDAY TO INCREASE WINDS AND
BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF HIGH BASED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
STRONGER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE MUCH COOLER WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MOUNTAINS ALONG WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVER THE
NORTHEAST PLAINS. IT WILL BE DRIER AND WARMER BY THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
RTG/KRIEDERMAN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-311200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE WESTERN WIND RIVER BASIN THIS
AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR THE WESTERN WIND RIVER BASIN THIS
AFTERNOON. PLEASE SEE RED FLAG WARNING FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

TUESDAY...WINDY...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY BRING ELEVATED
TO EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WHERE FUELS ARE CRITICAL.

WEDNESDAY...COOLER WITH WINDY AREAS.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...COLDER WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
354 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-311000-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
354 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
THE ABAJO AND SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING. LITTLE RAIN BUT LOCAL WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL ACCOMPANY
THESE STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND WINDY CONDITIONS TUESDAY
EVENING...WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS A SERIES OF COLD FRONTS
APPROACH THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA. NORMAL TO SLIGHTLY COOLER
THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN MOST VALLEYS
THURSDAY...FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CJC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
306 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-311300-
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-
306 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015 /406 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF
NORTHEAST WYOMING ON TUESDAY.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY
FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA ON TUESDAY.

.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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