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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
231 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM FOR GUSTY WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHERN CAMPBELL COUNTY...

.Very warm and dry conditions will persist through late this
afternoon, with minimum relative humidity values around 13
percent. The dry weather combined with southwesterly winds of 15
to 20 mph and gusts up to 30 mph will create critical fire weather
conditions across southern Campbell County in northeastern
Wyoming.

WYZ259-180000-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-171018T0000Z/
Southern Campbell-
231 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
259...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 259.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent.

* Temperatures...In the lower 70s.

* Impacts...The combination of gusty winds and low relative
  humidity values will produce critical fire weather conditions.

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 Cheyenne WY
208 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...Critical Fire Conditions Once Again This Afternoon And Possibly
Continuing Over The South Laramie Range On Wednesday...

NEZ312-313-WYZ301-306-310-180000-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0022.000000T0000Z-171018T0000Z/
Box Butte/South Sioux-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-Upper North Platte River Basin-
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
208 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301, 306,
310, 312, AND 313...

* WIND...West winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...8 to 12 percent.

* THUNDERSTORMS...None.

* 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
gusty winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1252 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM MDT TUESDAY...

WYZ280-180100-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-171018T0100Z/
Natrona County/Casper BLM-
1252 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS: Red Flag conditions will continue through 7 pm this
  evening with any new fire starts likely spreading rapidly.

* AFFECTED AREA: In Central WY...Fire Weather Zone 280.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED: In Central WY...Natrona.

* WIND: Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 10 percent.

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.

&&

$$

Team Riverton


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
251 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>020-023-025-031>034-040>045-182000-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McKenzie-Dunn-Mercer-Oliver-Wells-Foster-
Golden Valley-Billings-Stark-Morton-Slope-Hettinger-Grant-Bowman-
Adams-Sioux-
251 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017 /151 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
North Dakota, northwest North Dakota, south central North Dakota,
southeast North Dakota, and southwest North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Near critical fire weather conditions are forecast across
southwest North Dakota this afternoon.

For late tonight, strong westerly winds are forecast to develop
across northern North Dakota and the upper James River Valley.
Sustained westerly winds of 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph are
expected. A Wind Advisory is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Strong westerly winds with gusts of 45 to 50 mph will continue
across northern North Dakota and the upper James River Valley
through Wednesday afternoon.

A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for northern and much of central
North Dakota Wednesday afternoon. Strong winds and dry conditions
may result in rapid fire spread.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
145 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

WYZ001>020-022>030-181200-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
145 PM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NATRONA COUNTY FROM THIS
AFTERNOON...

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE CODY FOOTHILLS TONIGHT...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Critical fire conditions likely in Natrona County this afternoon.

High winds in the Cody Foothills tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Thursday...Elevated fire weather conditions across Natrona
County.

Friday and Friday night...Some accumulating snowfall possible
mainly in the western mountains as a cold front sweeps across the
area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are urged to report winds gusts over 50 mph.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
945 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

NEZ003-019>021-054-055-096-WYZ101-102-106>108-113-116>119-181545-
Box Butte-Scotts Bluff-Banner-Morrill-Kimball-Cheyenne-
South Sioux-Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Upper North Platte River Basin-
South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
945 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Low relative humidities and gusty winds likely will create rapid
fire spread conditions over parts of southeast Wyoming and much
of the western Nebraska Panhandle this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

Elevated to critical fire weather conditions can be expected
through Friday with low daytime humidities and gusty winds. A
strong wind event is possible Saturday into Sunday that could
produce wind gusts in excess of 60 mph. Initially starting in the
wind prone areas of southeast Wyoming, the strong winds could
become more widespread early Sunday morning and persist through
Monday morning.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed this afternoon and tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
332 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

WYZ055-181300-
Southern Campbell-
332 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty southwest winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels will
result in critical fire weather conditions this afternoon and
early evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Very dry air in place with breezy westerly winds will support
elevated fire danger at times through Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
332 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

SDZ001-181300-
Harding-
332 AM MDT Tue Oct 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northwestern
South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Breezy southwest winds and low humidity will put the grassland
fire danger index in the very high category this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Very dry air in place with breezy westerly winds will support
elevated fire danger at times through Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

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