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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1043 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ZONES 301...302...304...306 AND
310 OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.VERY LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE WITH STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON PRODUCING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE
GROWTH. FREQUENT WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL BE COMMON THIS
AFTERNOON TO THE WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 35
MPH ACROSS THE PLAINS. THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH AND RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RISE AFTER SUNSET...ENDING THE RED FLAG
THREAT.

WYZ301-302-304-310-280200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150728T0200Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
1043 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
301...302...304 AND 310...

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH SUSTAINED WITH
  GUSTS OF 35 MPH TO THE EAST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE. WEST TO
  SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 3O TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH TO THE WEST
  OF THE LARAMIE RANGE.

* HUMIDITY...HUMIDITIES VALUES OF 9 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$

FINCH

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1043 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ZONES 301...302...304...306 AND
310 OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING FOR STRONG
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

.VERY LOW HUMIDITIES WILL COMBINE WITH STRONG WEST TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS THIS AFTERNOON PRODUCING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE
GROWTH. FREQUENT WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL BE COMMON THIS
AFTERNOON TO THE WEST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 35
MPH ACROSS THE PLAINS. THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH AND RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RISE AFTER SUNSET...ENDING THE RED FLAG
THREAT.

WYZ306-280200-
/O.EXA.KCYS.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150728T0200Z/
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
1043 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 306...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* WIND...WESTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS OF 40
  MPH ACROSS THE UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN.

* HUMIDITY...HUMIDITIES VALUES OF 11 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
146 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297
AND 298...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS INTO SOUTHERN
CANADA TODAY AND TUESDAY. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE NORTHEASTERN WYOMING PLAINS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO
10 TO 15 PERCENT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA MAY
PRODUCE SOME DRY LIGHTNING. WITH DRY FUELS...THE NORTHEASTERN
WYOMING PLAINS WILL CONTINUE TO SEE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS THEN
EXPECTED TO CROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING. THIS WILL BRING GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS.

WYZ259-297-298-280600-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150728T0600Z/
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CROOK AND WESTON COUNTIES-
146 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
259...297 AND 298...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 259...297 AND 298.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...BECOMING
  NORTHWEST THIS EVENING

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...WILDFIRES CAN SPREAD RAPIDLY IN THE VERY DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1142 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015


COZ200>203-280200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0017.000000T0000Z-150728T0200Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-ROUTT FORECAST AREA-
WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-LOWER COLORADO RIVER-
1142 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 200...201...202 AND 203...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200 LITTLE
  SNAKE FORECAST AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 201 ROUTT FORECAST
  AREA... FIRE WEATHER ZONE 202 WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 LOWER COLORADO RIVER.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TO
  CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONFIDENCE IS HIGH THAT CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR. A COMBINATION OF STRONG
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GJT

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1131 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HIGH FIRE DANGER EXPECTED TODAY...

.PERIODS OF HOT...DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A DRY COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO
MOVE THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ279-280400-
/O.EXA.KRIW.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150728T0400Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
1131 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
HOT...DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS AHEAD OF A DRY COLD
FRONT PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASING AND PEAKING AT 30 TO 35 MPH
  THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH IN MORE EXPOSED AND WIND
  PRONE AREAS IN THE EASTERN PORTION OF ZONE 279. A WIND SHIFT TO
  THE WEST- NORTHWEST WITH A DRY COLD FRONT CAN BE EXPECTED BY
  EARLY THIS EVENING FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST. WINDS SHOULD DIE
  OFF RELATIVELY QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 13 PERCENT.

* OTHER...A HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO 6 EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE
  FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE
  IN THE UPPER 80S TO MIDDLE 90S... WHICH IS 5 TO 10 DEGREES
  ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1131 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HIGH FIRE DANGER EXPECTED TODAY...

.PERIODS OF HOT...DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A DRY COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO
MOVE THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ280-281-285-300-280400-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150728T0400Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
1131 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR HOT...DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS AHEAD OF A
DRY COLD FRONT PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281...285 AND
300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281...285 AND 300.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASING AND PEAKING AT 30 TO 35 MPH
  THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH IN MORE EXPOSED AND WIND
  PRONE AREAS. A WIND SHIFT TO THE WEST- NORTHWEST WITH A DRY COLD
  FRONT CAN BE EXPECTED BY EARLY THIS EVENING FROM NORTHWEST TO
  SOUTHEAST. WINDS SHOULD DIE OFF RELATIVELY QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* OTHER...A HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO 6 EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE
  FRONT THIS AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE
  IN THE UPPER 80S TO MIDDLE 90S... WHICH IS 5 TO 10 DEGREES
  ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1131 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HIGH FIRE DANGER EXPECTED TODAY...

.PERIODS OF HOT...DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A DRY COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO
MOVE THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ283-280400-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150728T0400Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
1131 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR HOT...DRY...WINDY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS AHEAD OF A
DRY COLD FRONT PASSAGE FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND INCREASING AND PEAKING AT 25 TO 35 MPH ON
  MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH IN MORE EXPOSED AND WIND
  PRONE AREAS. A WIND SHIFT TO THE WEST- NORTHWEST WITH A DRY COLD
  FRONT CAN BE EXPECTED BETWEEN 1500 AND 1700 FROM WEST TO EAST.
  WINDS SHOULD DIE OFF RELATIVELY QUICKLY AFTER SUNSET.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* OTHER...A HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO 6 IS EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT. IN ADDITION...HIGH
  TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S... WHICH IS ABOVE
  AVERAGE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

* 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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