Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
327 AM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY FOR FWZ 303 AND 304 FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING SUNDAY
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS MONTANA TODAY THROUGH
SUNDAY...RESULTING IN BREEZY CONDITIONS ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING.
TEMPERATURES IN THE AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO CLIMB INTO THE 80S
TO MID 90S...WITH DRY AIR FILTERING INTO THE FORECAST AREA FROM
WEST TO EAST. THIS WILL RESULT IN HUMIDITIES DROPPING TO THE LOW
TEENS FOR WESTERN PORTIONS OF CARBON COUNTY TODAY...AND FOR
MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING BELOW 7500 FEET ON SUNDAY.

WINDS AND HUMIDITIES LOOK TO REMAIN NON-CRITICAL IN THE UPPER
NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN AND CONVERSE/NIOBRARA COUNTIES TODAY...SO
WENT AHEAD AND CANCELLED THE WATCH THAT WAS IN EFFECT FOR TODAY
FOR THESE AREAS.

WYZ301-306-170000-
/O.CAN.KCYS.FW.A.0005.140816T1800Z-140817T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0006.140817T1800Z-140818T0300Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
327 AM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR TODAY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301 AND 306...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301 AND 306...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

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

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS
  COULD CREATE THE POTENTIAL 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.

&&

$$

WYZ304-170000-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0005.140816T1800Z-140817T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0009.140816T1800Z-140817T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0006.140817T1800Z-140818T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST CARBON-
327 AM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
304...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 304...

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 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH
HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FOR SUNDAY. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 304 SOUTHWEST CARBON.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...
  AND GUSTY WINDS CAN CREATE CRITICAL CONDITIONS THAT CONTRIBUTE
  TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE THE
POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

&&

$$

WYZ303-170000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0009.140816T1800Z-140817T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0006.140817T1800Z-140818T0300Z/
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN CARBON/FERRIS-SEMINOE-SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
327 AM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
303...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 303...

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 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH
HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FOR SUNDAY. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 303 CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
  CARBON/FERRIS-SEMINOE-SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...
  AND GUSTY WINDS CAN CREATE CRITICAL CONDITIONS THAT CONTRIBUTE
  TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE THE
POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

&&

$$

WYZ308>310-170000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0006.140817T1800Z-140818T0300Z/
LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY BASIN-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
327 AM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 308...309 AND 310...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 308 LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY
  BASIN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 309 SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW
  NF AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310 PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN
  LARAMIE.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS CAN
  CREATE THE POTENTIAL 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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