Perkins County, South Dakota
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Fire Weather Warning
SDZ261-264-266-012130-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150402T0300Z/
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-BADLANDS AREA-
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
253 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW HUMIDITY...AND COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 261...264 AND 266...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* 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...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST
EARLY THIS MORNING...AND INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
50 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE 60S.

* 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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
SDZ001-002-012-013-025-026-030-031-072>074-012145-
/O.CON.KUNR.WI.Y.0012.150401T0900Z-150402T0100Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CUSTER CO PLAINS-
PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...FOLSOM...WALL...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
231 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SUDDEN WIND GUSTS CAN CAUSE DRIVERS TO LOSE
CONTROL... ESPECIALLY IN LIGHTWEIGHT OR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
STRONG WINDS CAN CAUSE BLOWING DUST AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS 30 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

$$

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