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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
328 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

...Widespread Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected
Thursday...

KSZ061>064-074>078-080-084>090-241000-
/O.NEW.KDDC.FW.A.0001.180125T1800Z-180126T0000Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Hodgeman-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Gray-Ford-
Kiowa-Morton-Stevens-Seward-Meade-Clark-Comanche-Barber-
328 PM CST Tue Jan 23 2018 /228 PM MST Tue Jan 23 2018/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 061...062...063...
064...074...075...076...077...078...080...084...085...086...087...
088...089 AND 090...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Fire
Weather Watch For wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect Thursday afternoon.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...
  Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny...Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...
  Fire Weather Zone 064 Hodgeman...Fire Weather Zone 074
  Stanton... Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076
  Haskell... Fire Weather Zone 077 Gray...Fire Weather Zone 078
  Ford...Fire Weather Zone 080 Kiowa...Fire Weather Zone 084
  Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens...Fire Weather Zone 086
  Seward...Fire Weather Zone 087 Meade...Fire Weather Zone 088
  Clark...Fire Weather Zone 089 Comanche and Fire Weather Zone
  090 Barber.

* Winds...South 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
540 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-241300-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
540 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Two to four inches of snow are expected for the northern mountains
today as a weak disturbance and favorable orographics cause some
light snow to fall.

The rest of the area will see cool temperatures and generally
sunny skies.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

High pressure builds in bringing warmer temperatures and continued
sunny skies. Another weak disturbance may bring some precipitation
to our northern areas late Thursday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
511 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

WYZ101>119-241215-
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-
511 AM MST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

West to southwest winds will be on the increase today and
particularly this evening. Wind prone areas of southeast Wyoming
are likely to see wind gusts in excess of 60 mph late this evening
into Wednesday. High Wind Watches are in effect for Bordeaux and
Arlington from late tonight into Wednesday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

Strong winds will continue most of the day Wednesday. High Wind
Watches are in effect for Arlington and Bordeaux Wednesday where
60 mph gusts are expected.

Another strong wind event is possible Thursday in the wind prone
areas of southeast Wyoming for Arlington, Bordeaux and south
Laramie Range.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$

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