Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
312 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE EAST OF THE
MOUNTAINS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...

.NEAR RECORD TEMPERATURES AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE YIELDING VERY LOW
HUMIDITY VALUES ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS AND STRONG
WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 30 AND 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE TO PROMOTE
SIGNIFICANT FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

NEZ311>313-WYZ301-310-290200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150329T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
BOX BUTTE/SOUTH SIOUX-
SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT/WILDCAT HILLS-
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
312 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
301...310...311... 312 AND 313...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 311...312 AND 313. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONES 301 AND 310.

* WIND...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH. THE
  STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

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

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

HAMMER



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