... Red flag warning in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM MDT
this evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire
weather zones 261... 297 and 298...
The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity... which is in
effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM MDT this evening.
* Affected area... fire weather zones 261... 297 and 298.
* Winds... northwest 10 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative humidity... around 15 percent.
* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low relative
humidities will produce critical fire weather conditions.
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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Issued: 2:49 AM MDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service