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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT FOR FIRE ZONES
279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 WILL
COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AND RESULT IN DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE
WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM
TONIGHT.

WYZ280-300-252200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR AFTERNOON WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX
OF 5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300...

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

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
500 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-261100-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
500 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
WYOMING FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...INCREASING WEST WINDS AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA WHERE
FUELS HAVE BECOME CRITICAL OVER RECENT DAYS. OTHERWISE...AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE IN THE EXTREME SOUTH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS SWEETWATER COUNTY
WITH WARM...VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS.

TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
525 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-261030-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
525 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014 /425 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE EASTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE THIS EVENING AND THEN MOVE EAST THROUGH THE WESTERN
NEBRASKA SANDHILLS OVER NIGHT. STORMS THAT DEVELOP ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN BELOW SEVERE LIMITS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

MAINLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER WESTERN
NEBRASKA FROM MONDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

POWER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
511 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

IAZ020-031-032-NEZ013-014-SDZ050-057-058-063>065-068>071-261015-
PLYMOUTH-WOODBURY-IDA-DIXON-DAKOTA-GREGORY-BRULE-AURORA-
CHARLES MIX-DOUGLAS-HUTCHINSON-BON HOMME-YANKTON-CLAY SD-UNION-
511 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
IOWA...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S COMBINED WITH DEW POINTS AROUND 70
DEGREES WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S THIS
AFTERNOON IN THE MISSOURI VALLEY EAST OF YANKTON SOUTH DAKOTA.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT IN SOUTH CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED. HOWEVER A FEW
STORMS MAY HAVE HAIL UP TO DIME SIZE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS PRIMARILY ON SATURDAY MORNING.
A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD HAVE HAIL UP TO DIME SIZE...BUT SEVERE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

SCHUMACHER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
350 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

NEZ002-003-019-021-055-095-096-WYZ101-102-108-261000-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-MORRILL-CHEYENNE-NORTH SIOUX-
SOUTH SIOUX-CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
GOSHEN COUNTY-
350 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE AND EAST CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW WEAK THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING. OTHERWISE ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED WITH LIGHT
WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTER A BREAK IN THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THIS WEEKEND...STORMS
WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS MONSOON MOISTURE
RETURNS TO THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGIC...AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CHEYENNE

$$

TT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
350 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

NEZ020-054-WYZ103>107-109>119-261000-
BANNER-KIMBALL-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
EAST PLATTE 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-
350 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND
PORTIONS OF THE FAR WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON...MAINLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH PLAINS EAST OF
THE LARAMIE RANGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTER A BREAK IN THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THIS WEEKEND...STORMS
WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS MONSOON MOISTURE
RETURNS TO THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGIC...AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CHEYENNE

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
222 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-251300-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
222 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014 /322 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
OVERNIGHT. A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY WINDS. SOME HAIL
IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

HEAT INDICES WILL REACH 105 DEGREES OVER SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. A FEW STORMS MAY PRODUCED LARGE HAIL AND
GUSTY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

JC

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