Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
226 PM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FOR EAST CENTRAL
WYOMING AND THE NORTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE ON WEDNESDAY...

.WARM AND DRY WEATHER WILL RETURN TO THE AREA THROUGH THE MIDDLE
OF THE WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL OF CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL WYOMING AND THE
NORTHERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE FROM THE LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY
EVENING HOURS ON WEDNESDAY.

NEZ311-WYZ301-150430-
/O.EXT.KCYS.FW.A.0009.141015T1800Z-141016T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
226 PM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301 AND 311...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 - NIOBRARA/LOWER
  ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE COUNTY AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 311 PINE
  RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS MAY PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
  RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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.

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