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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...AND SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BRING VERY
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA TODAY...WITH INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...ALLOWING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA.

FOR TODAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S
THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
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 THIS 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 THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING...HOWEVER POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 15 PERCENT
FOR WEDNESDAY.

WYZ259-297-298-311745-
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SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298...

* 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 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH LATE TONIGHT.
  GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...AND
  AROUND 15 PERCENT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...NEAR 80 THIS AFTERNOON...IN THE UPPER 50S
  WEDNESDAY.

* 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
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...AND SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BRING VERY
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA TODAY...WITH INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...ALLOWING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA.

FOR TODAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S
THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
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 THIS 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 THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING...HOWEVER POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 15 PERCENT
FOR WEDNESDAY.

SDZ260-262-311745-
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NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 260 AND 262...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 260 NORTHERN BLACK HILLS AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 262 SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND 15
  PERCENT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 70S TO DAY AND 60S WEDNESDAY.

* 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
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...AND SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BRING VERY
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA TODAY...WITH INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...ALLOWING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA.

FOR TODAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S
THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
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 THIS 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 THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING...HOWEVER POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 15 PERCENT
FOR WEDNESDAY.

WYZ299-311745-
/O.EXT.KUNR.FW.W.0006.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 299...

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH LATE TONIGHT.
  GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON...AROUND
  15 PERCENT ON WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOW 70S THIS AFTERNOON...MID MID 50S ON WEDNESDAY.

* 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
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...AND SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BRING VERY
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA TODAY...WITH INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...ALLOWING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA.

FOR TODAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S
THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
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 THIS 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 THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING...HOWEVER POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 15 PERCENT
FOR WEDNESDAY.

SDZ263-265-311745-
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/O.EXB.KUNR.FW.W.0006.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA-
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 263 AND 265...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 263 SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH
  DAKOTA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 265 SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST
  20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH WEDNESDAY MORNING. STRONG
  NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND 15
  PERCENT WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWER TO MID 80S TODAY...AROUND 70 WEDNESDAY.

* 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
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR
WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297...298...AND 299...AND SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE ZONES 260...261...262...263...264...265...AND 266...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BRING VERY
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA TODAY...WITH INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BREAK DOWN TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...ALLOWING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA.

FOR TODAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO MID 80S
THE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO 10 TO 15 PERCENT THIS
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 THIS 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 THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING...HOWEVER POOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. THE STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 15 PERCENT
FOR WEDNESDAY.

SDZ261-264-266-311745-
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/O.EXB.KUNR.FW.W.0006.150331T1800Z-150402T0300Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
340 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264 AND 266...

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

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

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND 15
  PERCENT ON WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWER TO MID 80S TODAY...60S ON WEDNESDAY.

* 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 CHEYENNE WY
332 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE AND
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING TODAY...

.RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT TODAY.
THIS VERY DRY AIRMASS WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY WINDS AND DRY
GRASSES SUCH THAT RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL OCCUR. THE STRONGEST
WINDS WILL BE OVER SOUTHEAST WYOMING WHERE WESTERLY WINDS WILL
GENERALLY GUST BETWEEN 30 AND 35 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH
SOME HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE. INTO NEBRASKA...WINDS WILL NOT BE AS STRONG WITH GUSTS
MAINLY BETWEEN 20 TO 25 MPH...ALTHOUGH GUST TO 30 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE INTO NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLE...AS WELL AS NEAR
THE WYOMING BORDER. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND
WINDS WILL GENERALLY SUBSIDE ENDING THE CRITICAL FIRE THREAT.

NEZ311>313-WYZ310-312300-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
/O.EXB.KCYS.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
BOX BUTTE/SOUTH SIOUX-
SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT/WILDCAT HILLS-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
332 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301...302 AND 306...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...WESTERLY 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES AROUND 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
332 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE AND
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING TODAY...

.RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT TODAY.
THIS VERY DRY AIRMASS WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY WINDS AND DRY
GRASSES SUCH THAT RAPID FIRE GROWTH WILL OCCUR. THE STRONGEST
WINDS WILL BE OVER SOUTHEAST WYOMING WHERE WESTERLY WINDS WILL
GENERALLY GUST BETWEEN 30 AND 35 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH
SOME HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE. INTO NEBRASKA...WINDS WILL NOT BE AS STRONG WITH GUSTS
MAINLY BETWEEN 20 TO 25 MPH...ALTHOUGH GUST TO 30 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE INTO NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLE...AS WELL AS NEAR
THE WYOMING BORDER. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AND
WINDS WILL GENERALLY SUBSIDE ENDING THE CRITICAL FIRE THREAT.

WYZ301-302-306-312300-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0005.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
332 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302 AND 306...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302 AND 306.

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

* HUMIDITY...TUESDAY AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES AROUND 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-312130-
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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-
330 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY 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 AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* 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: AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S TODAY...WITH 50S TO
  LOWER 60S WEDNESDAY.

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 BISMARCK ND
356 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA TODAY AND FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS PROMOTING RAPID FIRE SPREAD
ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER SOUTHWEST NORTH
DAKOTA. THIS INCLUDES THE COMMUNITIES OF BEACH...
DICKINSON...BOWMAN...AMIDON...HETTINGER...MOTT...ELGIN... AND
SELFRIDGE. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 70S
WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH. THESE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS WILL MAKE RAPID FIRE
SPREAD LIKELY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN
WEDNESDAY...THIS TIME ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AND AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 20 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED.

NDZ031>033-040>045-311700-
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GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
SIOUX-
356 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /256 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWEST
NORTH DAKOTA...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 GOLDEN VALLEY...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 032 BILLINGS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 STARK...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 HETTINGER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 ADAMS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH TODAY.
  WEST AT 25 WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. FIRE
  WEATHER WATCH WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES... UPPER 70S TODAY...UPPER 50S WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

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 POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAUSING CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR CENTRAL WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON. WITH THE ONSET
OF A BREEZY AND DRY DAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH CRITICAL
FIRE BEHAVIOR ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CENTRAL
AND EASTERN WYOMING.

WYZ280-312200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAUSING CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR CENTRAL WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON. WITH THE ONSET
OF A BREEZY AND DRY DAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH CRITICAL
FIRE BEHAVIOR ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CENTRAL
AND EASTERN WYOMING.

WYZ281-312200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
245 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 281...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 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

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
343 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...EXTREMELY DRY CONDITIONS CONTINUE...

.VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND LOW DEWPOINTS WILL RESULT IN EXTREMELY
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. IN ADDITION...
GUSTY WIND WILL ADD TO THE RISK OF FIRE GETTING OUT OF CONTROL.

NEZ204-206-208-312245-
/O.NEW.KLBF.FW.W.0012.150331T1700Z-150401T0600Z/
EASTERN PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR-
SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/
SAMUEL R MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST-
NIOBRARA VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR-
343 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /243 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO
1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT MDT/ WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR THE NEBRASKA SANDHILLS...THE NIOBRARA VALLEY AND THE
EASTERN PANHANDLE...


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TODAY TO 1 AM CDT /MIDNIGHT MDT/
WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN NEBRASKA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 204 EASTERN
  PANHANDLE/CRESCENT LAKE NWR...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 206
  SANDHILLS/VALENTINE NWR/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/ SAMUEL R
  MCKELVIE NATIONAL FOREST AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 208 NIOBRARA
  VALLEY/FORT NIOBRARA NWR.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE CAN START EASILY AND...IF STARTED...IS LIKELY TO
  SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL DEVELOP. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LBF

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
322 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
ALSO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

SDZ267-268-311630-
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/O.NEW.KABR.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.A.0006.150401T1700Z-150402T0200Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-
322 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /222 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND
  268.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON. FOR WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

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 POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
356 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA TODAY AND FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS PROMOTING RAPID FIRE SPREAD
ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER SOUTHWEST NORTH
DAKOTA. THIS INCLUDES THE COMMUNITIES OF BEACH...
DICKINSON...BOWMAN...AMIDON...HETTINGER...MOTT...ELGIN... AND
SELFRIDGE. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 70S
WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH. THESE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS WILL MAKE RAPID FIRE
SPREAD LIKELY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN
WEDNESDAY...THIS TIME ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AND AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 20 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED.

NDZ031>033-040>045-311700-
/O.UPG.KBIS.FW.A.0003.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.W.0003.150331T1800Z-150401T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0004.150401T1700Z-150402T0300Z/
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
SIOUX-
356 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /256 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION FOR MUCH OF SOUTHWEST
NORTH DAKOTA...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY...AND DRY VEGETATION FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 031 GOLDEN VALLEY...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 032 BILLINGS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 033 STARK...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 040 SLOPE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 HETTINGER...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 042 GRANT...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 043 BOWMAN...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 044 ADAMS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 045 SIOUX.

* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH TODAY.
  WEST AT 25 WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH ON WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. FIRE
  WEATHER WATCH WEDNESDAY.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES... UPPER 70S TODAY...UPPER 50S WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS WILL EXIST.

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 POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
356 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA TODAY AND FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR ALL WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS PROMOTING RAPID FIRE SPREAD
ARE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER SOUTHWEST NORTH
DAKOTA. THIS INCLUDES THE COMMUNITIES OF BEACH...
DICKINSON...BOWMAN...AMIDON...HETTINGER...MOTT...ELGIN... AND
SELFRIDGE. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 70S
WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROPPING AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH. THESE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS WILL MAKE RAPID FIRE
SPREAD LIKELY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN
WEDNESDAY...THIS TIME ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH
DAKOTA. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AND AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 20 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED.

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>023-025-034>037-046>048-050-051-311700-
/O.NEW.KBIS.FW.A.0004.150401T1700Z-150402T0300Z/
DIVIDE-BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WILLIAMS-MOUNTRAIL-WARD-
MCHENRY-PIERCE-MCKENZIE-DUNN-MERCER-OLIVER-MCLEAN-SHERIDAN-WELLS-
FOSTER-MORTON-BURLEIGH-KIDDER-STUTSMAN-EMMONS-LOGAN-LA MOURE-
MCINTOSH-DICKEY-
356 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
VEGETATION FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BISMARCK HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 001 DIVIDE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 002 BURKE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 003 RENVILLE...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 004 BOTTINEAU...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 005 ROLETTE...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 009 WILLIAMS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 010 MOUNTRAIL...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 011 WARD...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 MCHENRY...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 013 PIERCE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 017
  MCKENZIE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 018 DUNN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 019
  MERCER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 OLIVER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 021
  MCLEAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 SHERIDAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  023 WELLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 025 FOSTER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  034 MORTON...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 035 BURLEIGH...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 036 KIDDER...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 037 STUTSMAN...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 046 EMMONS...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 047 LOGAN...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 048 LA MOURE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 050 MCINTOSH AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 051 DICKEY.

* WINDS...WEST 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES COULD SPREAD RAPIDLY AND SHOW ERRATIC
  BEHAVIOR. DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS MAY BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

AJ/AYD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
355 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDES EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

SDZ255-256-311700-
/O.NEW.KFSD.FW.A.0005.150401T1700Z-150402T0100Z/
LOWER BRULE AND LAKE ANDES VICINITY-MIDDLE JAMES RIVER VALLEY-
355 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH
DAKOTA FIRE WEATHER ZONES 255 AND 256...WHICH INCLUDES EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 255...PART OF SOUTH CENTRAL
  SOUTH DAKOTA. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 256...PART OF EAST CENTRAL SOUTH
  DAKOTA.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH BY AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 TO 22 PERCENT.

* 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 ABERDEEN SD
322 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
ALSO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

SDZ267-268-311630-
/O.UPG.KABR.FW.A.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.A.0006.150401T1700Z-150402T0200Z/
LOWER BAD RIVER-UPPER CHEYENNE-
322 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /222 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 267 AND 268...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 267 AND
  268.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON. FOR WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON AND
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

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 POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
322 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND
ALSO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

SDZ269>271-311630-
/O.NEW.KABR.FW.A.0006.150401T1700Z-150402T0200Z/
UPPER MISSOURI COTEAU-MISSOURI COTEAU-UPPER JAMES RIVER-
322 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 269...270 AND 271...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ABERDEEN HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 269...
  270 AND 271.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...20 TO 25 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES COULD SPREAD VERY QUICKLY DUE TO DEAD FUELS...
  GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$
TMT


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
421 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

LOW HUMIDITY LESS THAN 20 PERCENT IS FORECAST ACROSS CENTRAL AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON. BREEZY SOUTH WINDS WILL ALSO
DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS...MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE
MISSOURI RIVER. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON
WEDNESDAY AND BRING GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS IN ITS WAKE...NEARING 40
MPH AT TIMES. RH VALUES WILL ONCE AGAIN DROP BELOW 25 PERCENT FOR
AREAS WEST OF THE JAMES VALLEY.

SDZ003-015-033-045-048-312315-
CORSON-DEWEY-STANLEY-JONES-LYMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCLAUGHLIN...TIMBER LAKE...
FORT PIERRE...MURDO...PRESHO
421 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /321 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY.


$$

RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
312 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...WARM TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY WILL BE
FOUND ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS
INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER
70S TO LOWER 80S...WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 TO 15
PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

ON WEDNESDAY...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-
010000-
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
312 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /412 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-011200-
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 TUE MAR 31 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE WIND RIVER BASIN THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR
NATRONA AND JOHNSON COUNTIES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINDY...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL BRING EXTREME FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATION ZONES WHERE FUELS ARE
CRITICAL...AND ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER BEHAVIOR ELSEWHERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

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 RAPID CITY SD
346 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-011300-
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-
346 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /446 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...
...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WITH VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL RESULT CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE
AREA TODAY.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NORTHEAST WYOMING AND NORTHWEST
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH
GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF WESTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY MORNING. NORTHWEST
WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL OCCUR
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. THE STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
422 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-010930-
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-
422 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /322 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN
EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

ISLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A FRONT GOES
THROUGH NEBRASKA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

JRS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
326 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NDZ031>033-040>045-010830-
GOLDEN VALLEY-BILLINGS-STARK-SLOPE-HETTINGER-GRANT-BOWMAN-ADAMS-
SIOUX-
326 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015 /226 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY. A RED FLAG WARNING HAS
BEEN ISSUED. SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BISMARCK FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY...AND A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

MORE WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
AT WEATHER.GOV/BIS.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
355 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101>119-312200-
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-
355 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL COMBINE WITH WARM
TEMPERATURES AND LOW HUMDITIES TO CREATE CRITICAL TO NEAR CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH SUNSET. AVOID OUTDOOR BURNING AS
FIRES COULD QUICKLY GET OUT OF CONTROL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A MORE WIDESPREAD WIND EVENT FOR TUESDAY AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB
INTO THE 80S IN THE PANHANDLE AND 70S ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING.
THESE WARM TEMPERATURES WILL ALLOW STRONGER WINDS TO MIX DOWN TO
THE GROUND FROM HIGH ELEVATIONS IN THE ATMOSPHERE. AFTERNOON
HUMIDITIES WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS...SETTING UP ANOTHER DAY
OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. FIRE WEATHER WATCHES ARE IN
EFFECT FOR TUESDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

$$

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