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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:41 PM MDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 01, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT Wednesday
for gusty winds... very low humidity... and cold frontal passage
for fire weather zones 263 and 265...

A red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 263 southwestern South
Dakota and fire weather zone 265 south central South Dakota.

* Winds... south to southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph
through tonight. Winds will switch to the northwest and increase
to 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph between 6 am and 9 am
Wednesday morning.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent this afternoon.
Humidities as low as 15 percent Wednesday afternoon.

* Temperatures... highs in the low to mid 80s this afternoon. Highs
in the mid 60s to lower 70s 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.




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