Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
606 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FWZ 301...302...303...304...306 AND
308 WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.GUSTY WINDS WILL RETURN ACROSS A BROAD AREA OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING
AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS INTO WESTERN MONTANA. THIS IS A VERY
FAVORABLE PATTERN FOR WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS. HOT TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE
AREA ALLOWING WINDS TO MIX DOWN FROM VERY HIGH LEVELS IN THE
ATMOSPHERE. VERY DRY CONDITIONS WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES IN THE
UPPER SINGLE DIGITS AND LOW TEENS EXPECTED. WINDY PATTERN LIKELY
TO CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY AND POSSIBLY FRIDAY.

WYZ301>304-306-308-021215-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0021.150902T1800Z-150903T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN CARBON/FERRIS-SEMINOE-SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CARBON-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
LARAMIE VALLEY/SHIRLEY BASIN-
606 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301...302...303...304...306 AND 308...

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH SUSTAINED WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...LATE MORNING TO AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING INTO
  THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS.

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

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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