Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
956 PM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AGAIN MONDAY...

.HOT...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN BY LATE
MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY EVENING. GUSTY WEST WINDS
TO 35 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH HUMIDITIES AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT TO
PROMOTE RAPID FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

WYZ301-302-306-211800-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
956 PM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT MONDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...
302 AND 306...

* 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 INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
  BY LATE MONDAY MORNING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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

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.

&&

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