Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
317 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUNDAY...

.GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
SUNDAY. WESTERLY WINDS ARE FORECAST TO FREQUENTLY GUST 30 TO 40
MPH ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE IN WIND
PRONE AREAS. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE 10 TO 20 PERCENT
RANGE OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...ESPECIALLY INTO EAST
CENTRAL WYOMING.

WYZ301>303-308-051100-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0016.150906T1700Z-150907T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN CARBON/FERRIS-SEMINOE-SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY BASIN-
317 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301... 302...303 AND 308...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...303 AND 308.

* WIND...SUSTAINED WEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 TO 20 PERCENT.

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

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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