Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
329 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF
EASTERN WYOMING AND THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.NEAR RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY AS A
STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION. WARM AND
DRY CONDITIONS WILL YIELD VERY LOW AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES. THIS IS EXPECTED TO COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS AND STRONG
WESTERLY WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH TO PRODUCE EXPLOSIVE
FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

NEZ311>313-WYZ301-310-272300-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0002.150328T1700Z-150329T0100Z/
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-
329 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...310...311...312 AND 313...

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

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

* WIND...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NONE EXPECTED.

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

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.

&&

$$

HAMMER



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