Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
258 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY
AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

.GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL SPREAD ACROSS SOUTHEAST
WYOMING TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH CRITICAL TO NEAR CRITICAL FIRE
CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WINDS WILL FREQUENTLY GUST 30 TO 40 MPH
ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE TUESDAY AFTERNOON...INCLUDING
THE EASTERN FOOTHILLS. HUMIDITIES WILL FALL INTO THE LOW TEENS
DURING THIS TIME...MAINLY BELOW 7000 FEET.

WYZ303-308-012200-
/O.CAN.KCYS.FW.A.0007.140902T1800Z-140903T0100Z/
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN CARBON/FERRIS-SEMINOE-SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY BASIN-
258 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 303 AND
308...

ALTHOUGH CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY FOR ZONES 303
AND 308 ON TUESDAY...FUELS HAVE BEEN DEEMED NOT SUPPORTIVE FOR
LARGE FIRE GROWTH IN THESE ZONES. THEREFORE...WILL CANCEL THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

$$

WYZ301-304-309-021300-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0007.140902T1800Z-140903T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0011.140902T1800Z-140903T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-SOUTHWEST CARBON-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
258 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...
304 AND 309...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT TUESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS
  OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  304 SOUTHWEST CARBON AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 309 SOUTH LARAMIE
  RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF...MAINLY BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CONDITIONS
  FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ302-021300-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0011.140902T1800Z-140903T0100Z/
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
258 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 302...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT TUESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 302 NORTH LARAMIE
  RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF BELOW 7000 FT.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE CONDITIONS
  FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$







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