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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
813 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and
  Yellow Medicine Counties

.Overview...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station
for the latest information concerning this flood event.

&&

MNC023-073-173-211912-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-171027T0600Z/
/MVOM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.171013T0000Z.171026T1200Z.NO/
813 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until Friday October 27.
* At  7:00 AM Friday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 14.8 feet by this afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
  river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 4503 9578 4492 9562 4486 9570 4497 9587

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
229 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND MUCH OF WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA...

.Very warm and dry weather will continue into this evening with
critical fire weather conditions. Gusty southwesterly winds will
switch to the northwest this evening as a strong cold front moves
through the region. Much cooler air will move in overnight with
higher humidities.

SDZ260>264-WYZ259-297>299-210600-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-171021T0600Z/
Northern Black Hills-Northwestern South Dakota Plains-
Southern Black Hills-Southwestern South Dakota-Badlands Area-
Southern Campbell-Northern Campbell-
Crook and Weston County Plains-Wyoming Black Hills-
229 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
259 THROUGH 264...AND 297 THROUGH 299...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 259...260...261...262...
  263...264...297...298 and 299.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph becoming
  northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph during the
  evening and overnight hours.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 15 percent late this afternoon and
  early evening.

* Temperatures...70s and lower 80s this afternoon, dropping into
  the 60s during the evening.

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

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
245 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

SDZ001-002-012-013-211200-
/O.NEW.KUNR.WI.Y.0015.171021T0300Z-171022T0000Z/
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
and Faith
245 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 6 PM MDT
Saturday.

* WINDS...West to northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...The strongest winds will be late this evening into the
  overnight and then late Saturday morning through the afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Sudden wind gusts can cause drivers to lose control,
  especially in lightweight or high profile vehicles. Strong
  winds can cause blowing dust, reduced visibility, and flying
  debris.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A wind advisory means 30 mph winds...or gusts over 45 mph...are
expected or occurring.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
257 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

NDZ031>033-040-041-043-044-210400-
/O.NEW.KBIS.WI.Y.0012.171021T0300Z-171022T0000Z/
Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Slope-Hettinger-Bowman-Adams-
Including the cities of Beach, Medora, Dickinson, Marmarth, Mott,
New England, Bowman, and Hettinger
157 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHWEST NORTH DAKOTA FROM 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING TO 6 PM MDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Wind
Advisory for southwest ND, which is in effect from 9 PM MDT this
evening to 6 PM MDT Saturday.

* TIMING...9 PM MDT this evening to 6 PM MDT Saturday.

* WINDS...Sustained winds around 30 mph with gusts near 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will be difficult for high profile vehicles.
  Working outside on elevated structures will be hazardous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
National Weather Service RAPID CITY SD
336 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA...

.DISCUSSION...Very warm and dry conditions are again expected
today. Minimum relative humidity will be 10 to 18 percent across
western South Dakota during the afternoon hours. With gusty
southwesterly winds across the western South Dakota plains,
critical fire weather conditions are again expected. A strong cold
front will move through the area tonight with winds switching to
the northwest and remaining gusty. A few showers will be possible
with the frontal passage. Drier and cooler weather is expected
Sunday.

SDZ001-002-012-013-025>027-030-031-041-042-072>074-210115-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-
Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-
Custer Co Plains-Pennington Co Plains-Fall River-Oglala Lakota-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
Hermosa Foot Hills-
Including the cities of Buffalo, Lemmon, Bison, Belle Fourche,
Faith, Spearfish, Rapid City, Edgemont, Hot Springs, Folsom,
Wall, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Pine Ridge, Oglala, Kyle, Sturgis,
Union Center, and Hermosa
336 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...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 Saturday afternoon, The grassland fire danger
index will reach the high category to extreme category.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
628 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
212100-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Kandiyohi-Meeker-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-
Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-Polk-Barron-Rusk-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
628 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible after midnight tonight.
No severe weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms can be expected Saturday into
Saturday evening. There is a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms
in portions of southeastern Minnesota through western Wisconsin,
mainly along and east of a line from Frederic Wisconsin to the
Twin Cities metro to Mankato Minnesota to Sherburne Minnesota. The
main threat would be damaging wind.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
308 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

NDZ031>033-040-041-043-044-212015-
Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Slope-Hettinger-Bowman-Adams-
208 PM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest North
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A strong cold front will move into western North Dakota tonight
and into central North Dakota after midnight. A period of strong
winds will accompany the front as it pushes east. A Wind Advisory
has been issued for southwest ND.

See weather.gov/bis for more information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Saturday, gusty winds will continue. Wind Advisory remains in
effect in the southwest through 6 PM MDT.

There is also potential for strong winds Sunday, Monday and
Thursday, as a series of cold fronts move across the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
434 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

MNZ039-046-SDZ004>011-016>023-034>037-048-051-210945-
Traverse-Big Stone-Campbell-McPherson-Brown-Marshall-Roberts-
Walworth-Edmunds-Day-Potter-Faulk-Spink-Clark-Codington-Grant-
Hamlin-Deuel-Sully-Hughes-Hyde-Hand-Lyman-Buffalo-
434 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of west central
Minnesota, central South Dakota, north central South Dakota, and
northeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds out of the south, with gusts of 30 to near 40 mph will be
possible this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
434 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

SDZ003-015-033-045-210945-
Corson-Dewey-Stanley-Jones-
434 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017 /334 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The lack of rainfall, combined with very warm temperatures, breezy
winds, and relative humidity values in the upper teens to around
30 percent will result in increased fire weather concerns today.
Rangeland Fire Danger Index values over Corson County will be in
the Very High Range this afternoon. See the latest Fire Weather
Forecast for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

KF

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
321 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

SDZ001-002-012-013-025-031-072-073-211300-
Harding-Perkins-Butte-Northern Meade Co Plains-
Northern Foot Hills-Pennington Co Plains-
Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Southern Meade Co Plains-
321 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very warm temperatures, gusty southwest winds, and low relative
humidity will result in critical fire weather conditions today. A
Red Flag Warning is in effect this afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Gusty northwest winds and low humidity will put the grassland
fire danger in the very high to extreme category Saturday
afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
321 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

SDZ014-032-043-044-046-047-049-211300-
Ziebach-Haakon-Jackson-Bennett-Mellette-Todd-Tripp-
321 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017 /421 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western South
Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very warm temperatures, gusty southwest winds, and low humidity
will put the grassland fire danger will be in the high category
this afternoon.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
321 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

SDZ024-026>030-041-042-074-WYZ054>058-071-211300-
Northern Black Hills-Rapid City-Southern Foot Hills-
Central Black Hills-Southern Black Hills-Custer Co Plains-
Fall River-Oglala Lakota-Hermosa Foot Hills-Northern Campbell-
Southern Campbell-Western Crook-Wyoming Black Hills-Weston-
Northeastern Crook-
321 AM MDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwestern
South Dakota...the Black Hills...and northeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Very warm temperatures, gusty southwest winds, and low relative
humidity will result in critical fire weather conditions today. A
Red Flag Warning is in effect this afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
352 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

IAZ001>003-012-013-020-021-031-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098-
NEZ013-014-SDZ040-055-056-062-066-067-069>071-210900-
Lyon IA-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Woodbury-Lincoln MN-Lyon MN-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-Dakota-Brookings-Lake-Moody-Minnehaha-Turner-
Lincoln SD-Yankton-Clay SD-Union-
352 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms will be possible across the area later
tonight. Any storms that develop are not expected to be severe.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Additional thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday. These
storms are not expected to be severe.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
352 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

SDZ038-039-050-052>054-057>061-063>065-068-210900-
Beadle-Kingsbury-Gregory-Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-Brule-Aurora-
Davison-Hanson-McCook-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-Bon Homme-
352 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central South
Dakota, east central South Dakota, south central South Dakota,
and southeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Above normal temperatures and strong southerly winds will result
in an enhanced fire danger across the area this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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