Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FWZ 310 THROUGH 8 PM TODAY FOR WINDS AND
LOW HUMIDITIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FWZ 301...302...306 AND 310 THROUGH 313
FOR TUESDAY LATE MORNING THROUGH AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES...

.WARMING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING HAS ALLOWED STRONGER WINDS TO
MIX DOWN FROM HIGHER ELEVATIONS. ALREADY SEEING WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 25 MPH AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS AND EXPECT THESE GUSTY
WINDS TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. MORE WIDESPREAD WINDS
ARE EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CLIMB 8 TO
10 DEGREES WARMER OVER TODAYS HIGHS. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
30 MPH APPEAR LIKELY TUESDAY.

WYZ310-311200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150331T0200Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310.

* WIND...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 28 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 12 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WYZ302-306-311200-
/O.EXA.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 302 AND 306...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 302 AND 306.

* WIND...WEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT. POOR
  HUMIDITY RECOVERIES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

&&

$$

NEZ311>313-WYZ301-311200-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0004.150331T1600Z-150401T0200Z/
PINE RIDGE/NEBRASKA NATIONAL FOREST/OGLALA NATIONAL GRASSLANDS-
BOX BUTTE/SOUTH SIOUX-
SCOTTS BLUFF NATIONAL MONUMENT/WILDCAT HILLS-
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
247 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...311...312 AND 313...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...311...312 AND 313.

* WIND...WEST AT 15 TO 20 MPH SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES OF 8 TO 12 PERCENT FOR AREAS
  EAST OF THE LARAMIE RANGE.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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