Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1020 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-WYZ301-151300-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0009.141015T1800Z-141016T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
1020 PM MDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS 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/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 311 PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL
  FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 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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