Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
450 AM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AGAIN MONDAY...

.HOT...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN BY LATE
THIS MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. GUSTY WEST
WINDS TO 35 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH HUMIDITIES AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT
TO PROMOTE RAPID FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

WYZ301-302-306-220200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
450 AM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...
302 AND 306...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 NIOBRARA/LOWER
  ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 302 NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF AND FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 306 UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS
  WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL 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 WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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