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Wyoming, Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:58 PM MDT on September 01, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 02, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Tuesday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 301...
304 and 309...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon to 7 PM MDT Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 301 Niobrara/lower elevations
of Converse/Thunder Basin National Grassland... fire weather zone
304 southwest Carbon and fire weather zone 309 south Laramie
range/Medicine Bow nf... mainly below 7000 feet.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 12 percent.

* Impacts... the combination of warm temperatures... low
humidities... and gusty winds are expected to produce conditions
favorable for rapid fire growth.

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.






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