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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY...

.GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DEVELOP TODAY WITH
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING. WINDS
WILL FREQUENTLY GUST 35 TO 45 MPH ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE PRODUCING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD. SIMILAR
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING OUTSIDE OF THE MOUNTAINS AND POTENTIALLY INTO
THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.


WYZ301-302-304-309-022345-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0008.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0011.140902T1800Z-140903T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301...302...304...AND 309...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304...AND 309...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304 AND 309.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH THIS AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 279...280...
283 AND 289...

...RED FLAG WARNING AGAIN IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 279...280...283 AND 289...

.DRY WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF WYOMING AFTER NOON CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AFTER NOON ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING
UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD
FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING
WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ280-022200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.140902T1800Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA LATE
  ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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 RIVERTON WY
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 279...280...
283 AND 289...

...RED FLAG WARNING AGAIN IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 279...280...283 AND 289...

.DRY WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF WYOMING AFTER NOON CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AFTER NOON ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING
UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD
FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING
WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ289-022200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.140902T1800Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 289...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 289...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA LATE
  ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY...

.GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DEVELOP TODAY WITH
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING. WINDS
WILL FREQUENTLY GUST 35 TO 45 MPH ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE PRODUCING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD. SIMILAR
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING OUTSIDE OF THE MOUNTAINS AND POTENTIALLY INTO
THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.


WYZ301-302-304-309-022345-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0008.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0011.140902T1800Z-140903T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301...302...304...AND 309...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304...AND 309...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304 AND 309.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH THIS AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY...

.GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DEVELOP TODAY WITH
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING. WINDS
WILL FREQUENTLY GUST 35 TO 45 MPH ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE PRODUCING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD. SIMILAR
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING OUTSIDE OF THE MOUNTAINS AND POTENTIALLY INTO
THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.


WYZ306-310-022345-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0008.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 306 AND 310...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 306 AND 310.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS MAY PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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.

&&

$$

LIEBL


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
403 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

WYZ101>103-106-111-116-117-031100-
CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NIOBRARA COUNTY-
NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CARBON COUNTY-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
403 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL WYOMING...
SOUTH CENTRAL WYOMING AND SOUTHEAST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

GUSTY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY THIS EVENING TO PRODUCE POTENTIALLY RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

GUSTY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE POTENTIALLY
RAPID FIRE GROWTH ONCE AGAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY
EVENING.

.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
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-031200-
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-
400 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY FROM NOON TO 8 PM FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERN THIS AFTERNOON AS WINDS INCREASE FROM
THE SOUTHWEST AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPS INTO THE MID TO LOW
TEENS. OTHERWISE WINDY ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WITH STRONG CROSS
WINDS ACROSS INTERSTATES 80 AND 25.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WEDNESDAY...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING. OTHERWISE WINDY
ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS ACROSS INTERSTATES
80 AND 25.

FRIDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FOR SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
350 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-030900-
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-
350 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014 /250 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY AS MOIST AIR
LIFTS UP OVER A FRONT ACROSS SOUTHERN NEBRASKA. THE RISK OF SEVERE
WEATHER WITH THE STORMS IS VERY LOW.

.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)

$$

JRS

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