Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
158 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

.WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME STRONG
SUNDAY ACROSS SOUTHEAST WYOMING. VERY HOT TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE
AREA COULD DECREASE HUMIDITIES INTO THE LOW TO MID TEEN PERCENT
FOR CONVERSE AND NIOBRARA COUNTIES SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THERE IS
INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. THERE COULD BE A FEW DRY THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE THEY TURN
WET ACROSS THE NORTHERN LARAMIE RANGE INTO WESTERN CONVERSE COUNTY
BEFORE THEY DO TURN WET THOUGH...INCREASING THE FIRE WEATHER
DANGER.

WYZ301-301200-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0014.150830T1700Z-150831T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0019.150830T1700Z-150831T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
158 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM MDT SUNDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST AT 18 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH SUNDAY
  LATE 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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