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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 2:21 PM MDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on April 01, 2015


... Wind Advisory in effect from 3 am to 7 PM MDT Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 3 am to 7 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Timing... late tonight through Wednesday.

* 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.





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 261... 264 and 266...

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

* 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 with gusts to 30 mph through the
evening. Winds will switch to the northwest and increase to 25
to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph between 3 am and 7 am Wednesday
morning.

* Relative humidity... as low as 11`percent this afternoon.
Humidities as low as 14 percent Wednesday afternoon.

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