Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
319 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302 ...
304 AND 306 FOR WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW AFTERNOON
HUMIDITIES...

.WINDS BEGIN TO INCREASE FROM THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH WARM TEMPERATURES RETURNING TO
THE AREA AS THIS TAKES PLACE. BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO MIX DOWN FROM HIGH ELEVATIONS IN THE ATMOSPHERE AND
ARE EXPECTED TO GUST INTO THE 30 TO 35 MPH RANGE. IT WILL BE DRY
WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE TEENS.
COMBINATION OF GUSTY WEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES WILL LIKELY
CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING
WHERE FUELS ARE REPORTED READY FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

WYZ301-302-304-306-020000-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0015.150902T1600Z-150903T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
319 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND
LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304
AND 306...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304 AND 306.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH SUSTAINED WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LATE MORNING TO AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING INTO
  THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS.

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

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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RUBIN


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