Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
142 AM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING...

.HOT AND BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING WITH WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 35 MPH AND HUMIDITIES OF 10 TO
15 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH IN THE EARLY EVENING.

WYZ301-302-306-210200-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0007.140720T1800Z-140721T0200Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
142 AM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
301...302 AND 306...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 NIOBRARA/LOWER
  ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 302 NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 306 UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...

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.

&&

$$

RUBIN




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