Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
516 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES LIKELY TODAY FOR FWZ 301...

.WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THIS MORNING AND WILL REMAIN GUSTY
ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. VERY
HOT TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE AREA SHOULD DECREASE HUMIDITIES INTO
THE LOW TO MID TEENS FOR CONVERSE AND NIOBRARA COUNTIES. CHANCES
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH A FEW DRY THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE BEFORE THEY
TURN WET ACROSS THE NORTHERN LARAMIE RANGE INTO WESTERN CONVERSE
COUNTY.

WYZ301-302300-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0019.150830T1700Z-150831T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
516 AM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITIES...GUSTY WINDS AND
ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST AT 18 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH LATE
  THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS EARLY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE TURNING WET LATE AFTERNOON.

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

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 MAY
LEAD TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$


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