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Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 8:51 PM MDT on March 30, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2015


... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Tuesday evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity
for fire weather zones 260... 261... 262... 263... 264... 265 and
266...

A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through Tuesday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 260 northern Black Hills...
fire weather zone 261 northwestern South Dakota plains... fire
weather zone 262 southern Black Hills... fire weather zone 263
southwestern South Dakota... fire weather zone 264 badlands
area... fire weather zone 265 south central South Dakota and
fire weather zone 266 central South Dakota plains.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph
Tuesday afternoon and early evening.

* Timing... Fire Weather Watch Tuesday afternoon and early
evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 11 percent Tuesday afternoon.

* Temperatures... highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s Tuesday
afternoon.

* 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.




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