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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:19 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on March 29, 2015


... High wind watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* Timing... 400 PM Saturday afternoon through midnight Saturday
night.

* Winds... northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... the high winds can blow down large trees... and
damage roofs... small outbuildings... and signs. 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 high wind watch means 40 mph winds... or gusts over 60 mph are
possible... but the timing or area is still uncertain. If your
activities are affected by strong winds... monitor a local source
of weather information for updated forecasts. Move lightweight
objects indoors before the winds increase so they are not
destroyed or cause damage.





Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:30 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday for
gusty winds... very low relative humidity values... and a cold
frontal passage for fire weather zones
259... 262... 263... 264... 297 and 298...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds... very low relative humidity values... and
a cold frontal passage... which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Saturday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 259 southern Campbell... fire
weather zone 262 southern Black Hills... fire weather zone 263
southwestern South Dakota... fire weather zone 264 badlands
area... fire weather zone 297 northern Campbell and fire
weather zone 298 lower elevations of Crook and Weston counties.

* Winds... afternoon winds west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40
mph... becoming northwest in the evening 30 to 40 mph with gusts
near 60 mph.

* Timing... Saturday afternoon and evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Temperatures... highs in the 70s to low 80s.

* Lightning... isolated thunderstorms are possible very late
Saturday afternoon into early evening.

* Impacts... wildfires can spread quickly in the dead winter
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.






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