Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
220 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Critical fire conditions expected this afternoon over east-
central Wyoming and the upper North Platte River basin...

WYZ309-190930-
/O.CAN.KCYS.FW.W.0024.171019T1700Z-171020T0000Z/
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
220 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 309...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has cancelled the Red
Flag Warning.

While it will be warm and dry over the area this afternoon it
appears the winds will remain low enough to limit concerns for
rapid fire growth.

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WYZ301-306-200000-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0024.171019T1700Z-171020T0000Z/
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-Upper North Platte River Basin-
220 AM MDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301 AND 306...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 301.
                  Fire weather zone 306.

* WIND...Southwest 10 to 18 mph with gusts around 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop may 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

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