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Box Butte/South Sioux-
Scotts Bluff National Monument/Wildcat Hills-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
245 AM MDT Tue Sep 19 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 7 PM MDT
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 312.
Fire weather zone 313.
Fire weather zone 309.
* WIND...Southwest at 20 to 35 mph with gusts around 45 mph. Winds
will shift into the west late in the afternoon.
* HUMIDITY...12 to 17 percent.
* THUNDERSTORMS...No thunderstorms are expected.
* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly due
to the strong winds. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.