Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
236 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FWZ 301 LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS/LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS...

.WINDS BEGIN TO INCREASE THURSDAY LATE MORNING WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING TO 10 PERCENT OR BELOW.
COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS
MAY CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS CONVERSE COUNTY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE COULD CREATE DRY
THUNDERSTORMS AS WELL THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH SEVERAL FIRE STARTS
POSSIBLE.

WYZ301-240000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0004.140724T1500Z-140725T0000Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
236 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 NIOBRARA/LOWER
  ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND.

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

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

* ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY LITTLE
  RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE AS WELL THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...GUSTY WINDS AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS COULD CREATE
  CRITICAL AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS 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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