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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
309 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MTZ028>030-034-035-038-041-042-057-063-WYZ099-290600-
/O.UPG.KBYZ.HW.A.0001.150328T1800Z-150329T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KBYZ.HW.W.0004.150328T1800Z-150329T0600Z/
SOUTHERN WHEATLAND-MUSSELSHELL-TREASURE-NORTHERN STILLWATER-
YELLOWSTONE-SOUTHERN BIG HORN-NORTHERN SWEET GRASS-GOLDEN VALLEY-
NORTHERN BIG HORN-JUDITH GAP-SHERIDAN FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARLOWTON...ROUNDUP...HYSHAM...
COLUMBUS...ABSAROKEE...BILLINGS...PRYOR...LODGE GRASS...
BIG TIMBER...RYEGATE...LAVINA...HARDIN...CROW AGENCY...
JUDITH GAP...SHERIDAN
309 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS FOR LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MINOR
  PROPERTY DAMAGE COULD ALSO OCCUR.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
  THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS
  TO AROUND 60 MPH LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE...OR CHOOSE ALTERNATE TRAVEL
ROUTES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
309 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MTZ031>033-036-037-058-290900-
/O.NEW.KBYZ.HW.W.0004.150328T2100Z-150329T0900Z/
NORTHERN ROSEBUD-CUSTER-FALLON-POWDER RIVER-CARTER-
SOUTHERN ROSEBUD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLSTRIP...FORSYTH...MILES CITY...
BAKER...BROADUS...EKALAKA...LAME DEER
309 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM
MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BILLINGS HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM MDT
SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS FOR LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MINOR
  PROPERTY DAMAGE COULD ALSO OCCUR.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO
  AROUND 60 MPH LIKELY. ANY SHOWERS THAT MIGHT DEVELOP COULD
  PRODUCE EVEN HIGHER WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINDS OF THESE MAGNITUDES CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT....WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60
MPH.

SDZ001-002-012-025-WYZ071-281700-
/O.UPG.KUNR.HW.A.0001.150328T2200Z-150329T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.HW.W.0003.150328T2300Z-150329T1100Z/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...SPEARFISH...COLONY
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MDT
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...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 WARNING MEANS 40 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 60 MPH...
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT....WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60
MPH.

WYZ054>056-058-281700-
/O.UPG.KUNR.HW.A.0001.150328T2200Z-150329T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KUNR.HW.W.0003.150328T2100Z-150329T0600Z/
NORTHERN CAMPBELL-SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WESTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GILLETTE...WRIGHT...MOORCROFT...
HULETT...NEWCASTLE
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* WINDS...WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...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 WARNING MEANS 40 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 60 MPH...
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
240 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...A COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONG WINDS LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING TO MUCH OF JOHNSON COUNTY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH JOHNSON COUNTY LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. STRONG...GUSTY NORTHWEST WIND IS POSSIBLE IN THE WAKE
OF THIS COLD FRONT. THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONGEST ALONG
AND NEAR THE I-90 CORRIDOR THROUGH NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY.

WYZ010-011-282300-
/O.UPG.KRIW.HW.A.0009.150328T2200Z-150329T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.HW.W.0008.150328T2100Z-150329T0600Z/
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...KAYCEE
240 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SUMMARY AND TIMING...NORTHWEST WIND WILL INCREASE TODAY AND
  BECOME STRONG LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 55 TO 65 MPH.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS ON INTERSTATES 25 AND 90...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
  THE NORTHERN HALF OF JOHNSON COUNTY...SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
  VERY STRONG WINDS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. RESIDENTS
  SHOULD SECURE ANY LOOSE ITEMS THAT MAY BE BLOWN AROUND WHEN THE
  WINDS INCREASE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS PROVIDED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING 5-1-1 OR ON THE INTERNET
AT WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$


Red Flag Warning


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
455 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE DANGER INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON...

DRY AIR...WARM TEMPERATURES...AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL COMBINE TO
PRODUCE HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS
WILL BE WORST NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER IN LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES
WHERE WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

COZ238-242-290000-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0003.150328T1800Z-150329T0000Z/
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-
455 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR ZONES 238 AND 242...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 238 AND 242...EASTERN LARIMER
  AND NORTHERN WELD COUNTIES.

* TIMING...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY NOON AND CONTINUE
  UNTIL TEMPERATURE START TO COOL AROUND 6 PM.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL IGNITE EASILY AND SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER
  THESE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

GIMMESTAD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
325 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...260...261...262...
263...264...297...298...AND 299...

.NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES AND VERY LOW HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND
INCREASE AS A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 70S TO AROUND 80...WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 15 PERCENT. WEST WINDS WILL BE
20 TO 30 MPH AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL SHIFT
TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60
MPH LIKELY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS...AND
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

SDZ260>264-WYZ259-297>299-282215-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0004.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA PLAINS-
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA-BADLANDS AREA-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
325 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES...AND A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...
262...263...264...297 AND 298...

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 259 SOUTHERN CAMPBELL...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 297 NORTHERN CAMPBELL...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 298
  LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 299 WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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 LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD QUICKLY.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF AND WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE
COLD FRONT. THESE CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS TO
PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ280-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF AND WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE
COLD FRONT. THESE CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS TO
PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ281-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 281...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 4
  PM MDT...THEN WIND BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF
  50 TO 60 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF AND WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE
COLD FRONT. THESE CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS TO
PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ283-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
114 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON...

.NEAR RECORD TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL YIELD VERY LOW
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FOR THE SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE HIGH PLAINS TODAY. THESE CONDITIONS
WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS AND STRONG WEST WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO
45 MPH TO PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

NEZ311>313-WYZ301-310-290200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0003.150328T1700Z-150329T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
BOX BUTTE/SOUTH SIOUX-
SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT/WILDCAT HILLS-
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
114 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 311...312 AND 313. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONES 301 AND 310.

* WIND...WEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 45 MPH.
  STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT STARTS WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED TODAY.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

HAHN

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1238 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-290300-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST-WHEATLAND COUNTY/SWEET GRASS COUNTY-
STILLWATER COUNTY-BEARTOOTH RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-
GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/MUSSELSHELL COUNTY-YELLOWSTONE COUNTY-
CROW INDIAN RESERVATION/BIGHORN CANYON REC AREA-
NORTHERN ROSEBUD/NORTHERN TREASURE COUNTIES-
NORTHERN CHEYENNE INDIAN RESERVATION/ASHLAND RANGER DISTRICT
CUSTER NATL FOREST-CUSTER COUNTY-
SIOUX RANGER DISTRICT CUSTER NATIONAL FOREST-SHERIDAN COUNTY-
1238 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING BELOW 7000 FEET...

* IMPACTS: LOW HUMIDITIES...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...
  STRONG GUSTY WINDS...AND WIND SHIFT WITH A COLD FRONT WILL
  CREATE ERRATIC FIRE BEHAVIOR AND NEW FIRE STARTS.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY FIRE ZONE....274.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT FIRE ZONES...123...124...125...126...127
                                   128...129.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT FIRE ZONES...130...131...132.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT AND NORTHWEST SD FIRE ZONE....133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  IN CENTRAL MT...GOLDEN VALLEY...MUSSELSHELL...WHEATLAND.
  IN NORTH CENTRAL WY...SHERIDAN.
  IN NORTHWEST SD...HARDING.
  IN SOUTH CENTRAL MT...BIG HORN...CARBON...PARK...STILLWATER
                        SWEET GRASS...YELLOWSTONE.
  IN SOUTHEAST MT...CARTER...CUSTER...FALLON...POWDER RIVER
                    ROSEBUD...TREASURE.
  IN SOUTHWEST MT...GALLATIN.

* COLD FRONT: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

* WIND: SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON.
  THE WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 13 TO 22 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES: 65 TO 75.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/BILLINGS


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN
SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT....WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60
MPH.

SDZ027-041-281700-
/O.NEW.KUNR.WI.Y.0011.150329T0000Z-150329T1100Z/
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-FALL RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS
257 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RAPID CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MDT
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WINDS WILL BECOME 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...REDUCED VISIBILITY...AND
  FLYING DEBRIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS 30 MPH WINDS...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


WYZ054-055-282215-

AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
WYOMING AIR QUALITY DIVISION
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
310 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...BLOWING DUST HEALTH ALERT IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF POWDER RIVER
BASIN OF NORTHEASTERN WYOMING FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...

WEST WIND OF 20 TO 35 MPH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WILL SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 30 TO 40 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
THE WINDS WILL DECREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT.

THE WYOMING AIR QUALITY DIVISION RECOMMENDS THE ELDERLY...YOUNG
CHILDREN...AND INDIVIDUALS WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS AVOID
EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL EXERTION AND MINIMIZE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
DURING THIS TIME. ALTHOUGH THESE PEOPLE ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO
HEALTH IMPACTS...THE AIR QUALITY DIVISION ALSO ADVISES THAT
EVERYONE SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE POOR AIR QUALITY
CONDITIONS.

$$


Extreme Fire Danger


RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
301 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL BE FOUND ACROSS
THE AREA TODAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER
80S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 15 TO 25 PERCENT. WINDS WILL
BE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 30 MPH. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO
30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

ON SUNDAY...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE HIGH TO VERY HIGH CATEGORIES.

SDZ001-002-012>014-025>027-030>032-041>044-046-047-072>074-290000-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...DUPREE...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...
EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...FOLSOM...WALL...PHILIP...ARDMORE...
OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...KADOKA...MARTIN...WHITE RIVER...
MISSION...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
301 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /401 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

...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 SUNDAY AFTERNOON...THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER
INDEX WILL REACH THE HIGH CATEGORY TO VERY HIGH CATEGORY.


$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WYZ002-003-290000-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH WESTERN WYOMING TODAY. THIS WILL CAUSE AN
INCREASE OF WEST WIND BY LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WIND
SPEEDS IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS WILL BE 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 MPH. THERE COULD BE SOME WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 60 MPH WEST OF
CLARK. WIND SPEEDS IN THE MOUNTAINS WILL BE 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS
OF 50 TO 60 MPH. BE PREPARED FOR GUSTY AND ERRATIC WIND IF YOU PLAN
TO TRAVEL OVER CHIEF JOSEPH PASS OR ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 120 THROUGH
PARK COUNTY.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WYZ004-006-290000-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE BIG HORN BASIN DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. THIS WILL CAUSE A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY
WIND. A WEST TO SOUTHWEST WIND WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON AS THE COLD FRONT PASSES. A NORTHWEST WIND WILL
INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY
SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WYZ005-290000-
SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
451 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GUSTY WIND AND UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES TODAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS HOT SPRINGS COUNTY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
CAUSING A PERIOD OF STRONG AND GUSTY WIND. A SOUTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO
30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST AS THE COLD
FRONT PASSES.

THE COMBINATION OF THE UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND GUSTY WIND
WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE CONCERNS. THEREFORE...RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED
NOT TO CONDUCT ANY AGRICULTURAL BURNING ON TODAY. ANY FIRE COULD
RAPIDLY SPREAD THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL
VEGETATION.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
557 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

COZ030>051-291200-
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-
557 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DRIER AND WARMER AIR WILL BE OVER COLORADO TODAY. WEST WINDS WILL
GUST TO AROUND 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR THE
WYOMING BORDER. FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH THIS AFTERNOON IN
NORTHERN PARTS OF LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SERIES OF WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL PASS ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO
THROUGH THE PERIOD. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY IN THE
MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE
SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AT LOWER ELEVATIONS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. AT THIS TIME...SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED...ALTHOUGH AFTERNOON SHOWERS ON THE PLAINS MAY PRODUCE
STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

GIMMESTAD/COOPER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
415 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101-102-107-108-118-119-
291030-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-
NIOBRARA COUNTY-EAST PLATTE COUNTY-GOSHEN COUNTY-
CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-EAST LARAMIE COUNTY-
415 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA...EAST CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR VERY
RAPID FIRE SPREAD. A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR LOWER
ELEVATIONS EAST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE...INCLUDING THE WESTERN
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
415 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WYZ103>106-109>117-291030-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SHIRLEY BASIN-CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE 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-
415 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH WESTERLY
WINDS GUSTING OVER 45 MPH IN SOME AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WYZ001>020-022>030-291200-
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-
400 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...

...HIGH WIND WARNING FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF JOHNSON COUNTY FOR
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ELEVATED TO EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED WHERE FUELS ARE
CRITICAL DUE TO WARM...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS. PLEASE SEE FIRE
WEATHER PRODUCTS FOR DETAILS. HIGH WINDS ARE LIKELY LOWER ELEVATIONS
OF JOHNSON COUNTY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

TUESDAY...DRY...WINDY AND UNSEASONABLY WARM...WHICH WILL LEAD
TO ELEVATED TO EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY WHERE FUELS
ARE CRITICAL.

WEDNESDAY...COOLER WITH WINDY AREAS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
OVER THE NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE URGED TO REPORT STRONG WINDS GUSTS. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
332 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-290945-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
332 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...WITH BREEZY
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY IN THE NORTHERN
AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND WINDY CONDITIONS
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

COOLER...WETTER...AND WINDIER CONDITIONS WILL ALSO BRING A CHANCE OF
SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS BEGINNING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CJC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-291300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
330 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015 /430 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015/

...HIGH WIND WARNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

A COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS...VERY LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A STRONG COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE...WILL
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST WYOMING AND
WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE HIGH TO VERY HIGH
CATEGORY FOR SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

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