Sheridan Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Wind Watch
Statement as of 3:15 AM MDT on March 27, 2015

... High wind watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* Impacts... strong winds will likely result in dangerous travel
conditions for light weight and high profile vehicles. Minor
property damage could also occur.

* Timing... strongest winds will likely occur Saturday afternoon
and linger into early Saturday evening.

* Winds... sustained west winds to 40 mph with some gusts around 60
mph.

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.



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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 12:45 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday below
7000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Billings has issued a red flag
warning below 7000 feet... which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Saturday.

* Impacts: low humidities... unseasonably warm temperatures...
strong gusty winds... and wind shift with a cold front will
create erratic fire behavior.

* 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 will push across the region Saturday
afternoon into early evening.

* Wind: west 25 to 35 mph. Gusts 45 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.



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