Bennett

Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning:

Issued at: 2:44 PM MDT on March 30, 2015, expires at: 7:00 PM MDT on March 30, 2015
  • ...Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM MDT this evening for gusty northwest winds and very low humidity for fire weather zones 261...264...265 and 266... ...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for gusty southwest winds and very low humidity for fire weather zones 261...264...265 and 266... The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty southwest winds and very low humidity...which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening. A red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM MDT this evening.
  • Affected area...fire weather zone 261 northwestern South Dakota plains...fire weather zone 264 badlands area...fire weather zone 265 south central South Dakota and fire weather zone 266 central South Dakota plains.
  • Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph late this afternoon. Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph Tuesday afternoon and early evening.
  • Timing...red flag warning late this afternoon. Fire Weather Watch Tuesday afternoon and early evening.
  • Relative humidity...as low as 15 percent late this afternoon. As low as 11 percent Tuesday afternoon.
  • Temperatures...highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s this afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s Tuesday afternoon.
  • 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. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

Bennett

Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning:

Issued at: 2:44 PM MDT on March 30, 2015, expires at: 7:00 PM MDT on March 30, 2015
  • ...Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM MDT this evening for gusty northwest winds and very low humidity for fire weather zones 261...264...265 and 266... ...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for gusty southwest winds and very low humidity for fire weather zones 261...264...265 and 266... The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty southwest winds and very low humidity...which is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening. A red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM MDT this evening.
  • Affected area...fire weather zone 261 northwestern South Dakota plains...fire weather zone 264 badlands area...fire weather zone 265 south central South Dakota and fire weather zone 266 central South Dakota plains.
  • Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph late this afternoon. Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph Tuesday afternoon and early evening.
  • Timing...red flag warning late this afternoon. Fire Weather Watch Tuesday afternoon and early evening.
  • Relative humidity...as low as 15 percent late this afternoon. As low as 11 percent Tuesday afternoon.
  • Temperatures...highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s this afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s Tuesday afternoon.
  • 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. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.

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