Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
131 PM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR WYOMING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302
...304 AND 306 FOR WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW AFTERNOON
HUMIDITIES...

.WINDS BEGIN TO INCREASE FROM THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH WARM TEMPERATURES RETURNING TO THE
AREA AS THIS TAKES PLACE. BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO MIX DOWN FROM HIGH ELEVATIONS IN THE ATMOSPHERE AND
ARE EXPECTED TO GUST INTO THE 30 TO 35 MPH RANGE. IT WILL BE VERY
DRY WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING INTO THE LOW TO MID TEENS.
COMBINATION OF GUSTY WEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES COULD CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING WHERE
FUELS ARE REPORTED READY FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

WYZ301-302-304-306-011200-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0015.150902T1600Z-150903T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
131 PM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AND LOW
AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304 AND
306...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304 AND 306.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH SUSTAINED WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LATE MORNING TO AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING INTO THE
  UPPER SINGLE DIGITS TO LOW TEENS.

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

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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