(Gillette, Wyo.) The National Weather Service out of Rapid City, SD, predicts isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
This Hazardous weather outlook is for portions of the Black Hills
of South Dakota…western South Dakota…northeast Wyoming…and
the Black Hills of Wyoming.
.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight
Temperatures will be very warm today, in the mid 90s to around 100
Isolated thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and
evening, some of which could produce very gusty winds.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday
Temperatures in the 90s to around 100 degrees are forecast for
Sunday and Monday.
Scattered thunderstorms will be possible on Sunday and Monday,
with a few stronger storms possible. Thunderstorm chances will
continue through much of next week.
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Rapid City SD 306 AM MDT Sat Jul 15 2017 ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST WYOMING AND NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA... .Hot conditions can be expected on Sunday, with highs in the 95 to 100 degree range. Very low relative humidities, combined with breezy southerly winds and dry fuels, could produce critical fire weather conditions across the northwest South Dakota and northeast Wyoming plains. SDZ261-WYZ259-297-298-160015- /O.NEW.KUNR.FW.A.0005.170716T1800Z-170717T0200Z/ Northwestern South Dakota Plains-Southern Campbell- Northern Campbell-Crook and Weston County Plains- 306 AM MDT Sat Jul 15 2017 ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...261...297 AND 298... The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity...which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening. * Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 259...261...297 and 298. * Winds...South 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * Relative Humidity...as low as 12 percent. * Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low relative humidity could produce critical fire weather conditions. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A fire weather watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag warnings.