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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1008 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

WYZ101>119-221615-
Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Carbon County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-Southwest Carbon County-
Sierra Madre Range-Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
1008 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of east central
Wyoming...south central Wyoming and southeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

Gusty south to southwest winds will combine with very low humidity
values to produce elevated to critical fire weather conditions
over much of southeast Wyoming. A Red Flag Warning is in effect
for most lower elevations along and west of the Laramie Range.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Isolated afternoon and early evening thunderstorms will be
possible Friday.

A strong Pacific storm system will move onshore and slowly meander
eastward across the north-central Rockies and high plains this
weekend and early next week. Much colder temperatures and widespread
precipitation will accompany this system. Rain may mix with and
eventually change to snow at elevations as low as 6500 feet Saturday
night and Sunday night. Light to moderate snow accumulations will
be possible over the higher mountain peaks.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be required.

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1112 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON FOR MUCH OF THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING...

WYZ304-306-308-309-220100-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-170922T0100Z/
Southwest Carbon County-Upper North Platte River Basin-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
1112 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND VERY LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
304, 306, 308, AND 309...

* WIND...South to southwest 20 to 30 MPH with gusts to 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...As low as 10 percent.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$




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