Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
942 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FWZ 310 TODAY FOR WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FWZ 301...310 THROUGH 313 FOR TUESDAY
LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES...

.WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING HAS ALLOWED STRONGER WINDS TO
MIX DOWN FROM HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ALREADY SEEING WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 25 MPH AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS AND EXPECT THESE GUSTY WINDS
TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MORE WIDESPREAD WINDS ARE
EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CLIMB 8 TO 10
DEGREES WARMER OVER TODAYS HIGHS. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH
APPEAR LIKELY TUESDAY.

WYZ310-302345-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0004.150330T1542Z-150331T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
942 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
310... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 28 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 12 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS...NO THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

NEZ311>313-WYZ301-302345-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
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-
942 AM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301...311...312 AND 313...

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

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

* WIND...WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT FOR AREAS
  EAST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE.

* 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.

&&

$$



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