Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
407 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING ZONE 301 BEGINNING UNTIL 6PM MDT TODAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL END BY EARLY THIS
EVENING AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES RECOVER WHILE WINDS
SUBSIDE. NEAR CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY
AFTERNOON FOR ZONES 301...304...AND 306 WHERE FUELS ARE
FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.


WYZ301-250000-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140725T0000Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
407 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301.

* WINDS...WEST AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH DECREASING
  THIS EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT AND IMPROVING THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...
  AND GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE CRITICAL AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS
  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 VERY WARM TEMPERATURES
CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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