Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1105 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304...306...309 AND 310.

.VERY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OVER SOUTHEAST WYOMING
TODAY. WIDESPREAD HUMIDITY VALUES OF 10 TO 15 PERCENT AND WEST TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING 25 TO 35 MPH OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED AND
WILL LEAD TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR. WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH AFTER
SUNSET WITH SLOW HUMIDITY RECOVERIES TONIGHT. CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR AGAIN SATURDAY FOR FWZ 304 AND
306.

WYZ304-306-220400-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-150822T0400Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0013.150822T1600Z-150823T0200Z/
SOUTHWEST CARBON-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
1105 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 304 AND 306...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 304 AND 306...

* WIND...WEST-TO-SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH. RED
  FLAG CONDITIONS COULD RETURN LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON FOR FWZ 304 AND 306.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 MAY
LEAD 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.

&&

$$

WYZ301-302-309-310-220400-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-150822T0400Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
1105 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301...302...309 AND 310...

* WIND...WEST-TO-SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 35 MPH.
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR
  BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 MAY
LEAD TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


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