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RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
334 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...SKIES WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY TODAY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER NORTHWESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE LOWER 70S TO LOWER
80S...WARMEST TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE BLACK HILLS. SOUTH TO
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 25 MPH IN MOST AREAS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...A BIT STRONGER ACROSS FAR SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH
DAKOTA. WINDS WILL SWITCH TO SOUTHWESTERLY IN MANY AREAS LATE IN
THE DAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP
TO 20 TO 35 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON...LOWEST VALUES ACROSS
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. THESE CONDITIONS...ALONG
WITH DRY GRASSES...WILL HELP TO PRODUCE EXTREME GRASSLAND FIRE
DANGER ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA
THIS AFTERNOON.

SDZ027-041>044-046-047-049-190030-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-
TODD-TRIPP-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...WINNER
334 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014 /434 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014/

...EXTREME FIRE DANGER...

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY
THIS AFTERNOON. EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS OR A VERY LOW
MOISTURE CONTENT OF GRASSES...AND OTHER DRY ORGANIC MATERIAL
ON THE GROUND...INDICATE THAT CRITICAL BURNING CONDITIONS EXIST.
A FIRE WILL START EASILY AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME LARGE
AND SPREAD QUICKLY BECOMING ERRATIC WITH EXTREME BEHAVIORAL
CHARACTERISTICS. NO OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD TAKE PLACE.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY.


$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
436 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

COZ030>051-191045-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
436 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE 70S ACROSS NORTHEAST COLORADO THIS
AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LATE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS...
SOUTHERN FOOTHILLS AND ACROSS THE PALMER DIVIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MOISTURE STREAMING NORTHWARD AHEAD OF A STORM SYSTEM MOVING SLOWLY
ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH OF THE OUTLOOK AREA ON SATURDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS FORMING DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING ALONG A
WEAK COLD FRONT STALLED OUT ALONG THE PALMER DIVIDE MAY PRODUCE
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL AND SMALL HAIL. WHILE SHOWERS IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY WILL PRODUCE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW...WITH LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE AT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS. THE CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WILL DECREASE ON SUNDAY WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM EXITING THE
REGION. MONDAY AND TUESDAY LOOK DRY OVERALL WITH TEMPERATURES WELL
ABOVE AVERAGE ON TUESDAY. THE VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
HUMIDITY AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL LIKELY INCREASE THE
WILDLAND FIRE DANGER ON THE PLAINS. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WILL
GRADUALLY TURN COOLER AND MORE HUMID WITH SHOWERS RETURNING TO THE
HIGH COUNTRY BY THURSDAY AS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM DROPS DOWN FROM
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$
RPK/BAKER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
402 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

IDZ017>025-031-032-191015-
EASTERN MAGIC VALLEY-SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS-UPPER SNAKE HIGHLANDS-
UPPER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-LOWER SNAKE RIVER PLAIN-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CARIBOU HIGHLANDS-
CACHE VALLEY/IDAHO PORTION-WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IDAHO PORTION-
BIG AND LITTLE WOOD RIVER REGION-LOST RIVER/PAHSIMEROI-
402 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN IDAHO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINDS WILL BE GUSTY INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS TODAY IN THE WAKE OF
A COLD FRONT. ISOLATED NON-SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AS
WELL THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION EARLY TUESDAY
BRINGING RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW. SNOW LEVELS COULD DROP AS LOW AS
4500 FT ON WEDNESDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE AREA AS THE SYSTEM DRAWS NEAR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WE ASK TRAINED SPOTTERS AND CITIZENS TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT
WEATHER CONDITIONS WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO. THESE CONDITIONS MAY
INCLUDE HAIL...TORNADOES...STRONG WIND...DUST STORMS...SNOWFALL...
EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURES...FREEZING RAIN OR HEAVY RAIN...DENSE
FOG...AND FLOODING OR ICE JAMS. INFORMATION ABOUT THESE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE CALLED INTO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN POCATELLO USING THE 1-800 SEVERE WEATHER HOTLINE...OR
208-233-0834.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
400 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-191000-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
400 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING MAINLY IN THE NORTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGIC...AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CHEYENNE

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
400 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

WYZ101>119-191000-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SHIRLEY BASIN-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-
SIERRA MADRE RANGE-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-SNOWY RANGE-
LARAMIE VALLEY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
400 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...
SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING IN THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...AND FOR
CONVERSE AND NIOBRARA COUNTIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGIC...AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CHEYENNE

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
315 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

MTZ028>042-056>058-063>068-WYZ098-099-190915-
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-
FALLON-NORTHERN STILLWATER-YELLOWSTONE-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN BIG HORN-EASTERN CARBON-NORTHERN PARK-
NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-RED LODGE FOOTHILLS-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-JUDITH GAP-PARADISE VALLEY-
LIVINGSTON AREA-BEARTOOTH FOOTHILLS-ABSAROKA/BEARTOOTH MOUNTAINS-
CRAZY MOUNTAINS-NORTHEAST BIG HORN MOUNTAINS-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
315 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MONTANA...SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA...SOUTHEAST MONTANA AND NORTH
CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A DISTURBANCE AND PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
FROM WEST TO EAST TODAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH. GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE SYSTEM THIS
AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A WARMING TREND IS EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S
AND 70S. THIS WILL LEAD TO SOME RISING WATER LEVELS ON AREA RIVERS
AND STREAMS. A STORM SYSTEM WILL BEGIN MOVING TOWARD THE REGION ON
TUESDAY AND MAY SPREAD RAIN INTO SOUTH CENTRAL MONTANA. RAINFALL
OVER EXISTING SNOW PACK IS POSSIBLE AND COULD LEAD TO AN
ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN WATER LEVELS ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS.
THE STORM TRACK WILL BE CRUCIAL TO POTENTIAL IMPACTS...BUT REMAINS
UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME. PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS INTO
NEXT WEEK AS THIS STORM SYSTEM EVOLVES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
245 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-191300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
245 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COOL FRONT WILL BRING THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY TO THE NORTH TODAY...WITH GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF
THE FRONT ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH. SHOWER
ACTIVITY WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
REGION IS EXPECTED SATURDAY...WITH THINNING ACTIVITY FORECAST
SUNDAY MAINLY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

A MORE SIGNIFICANT STORM IS EXPECTED MID WEEK. STRONG SOUTH WINDS
TUESDAY WILL LIKELY BRING VERY WARM TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION.
THEN...A SHARP COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE REGION TUESDAY
NIGHT CONTINUING HIGH WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST AND BRINGING IN
MUCH COLDER AIR ALONG WITH THE THREAT OF SHOWERS.

THERE IS A POTENTIAL OF A HARD FREEZE AT THE END OF THE WORK
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

ROGOWSKI/KRUSE

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-181100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT THU APR 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG POSSIBLE ACROSS JOHNSON AND NATRONA COUNTIES THIS
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY...CHANCES FOR RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AND EVEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE BY THE AFTERNOON...LASTING INTO THE
EVENING PERIOD.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE NEAR AND
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

TUESDAY...INCREASING RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
WEST...WARM AND WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH...
MAY RESULT IN RAPID SNOWMELT AND SIGNIFICANT RISES IN CREEKS AND
STREAMS. THE WINDY AND WARM CONDITIONS IN THE CENTRAL AND SOUTH WILL
ALSO RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER.

WEDNESDAY...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE IN THE WEST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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