Hot, dry, windy weather will make for critical fire conditions over parts of southeast Wyoming the next couple of days.

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued Red Flag Warnings, which are in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday.

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
240 AM MDT Thu Jul 8 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
FWZ 301...302...304...305...307...308 AND 309...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
FWZ 304...305...307... AND 308...

WYZ304-090000-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0013.210709T1700Z-210710T0200Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0012.210708T1700Z-210709T0200Z/
Southwest Carbon County-
240 AM MDT Thu Jul 8 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 304...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 304...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM MDT Friday.

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM MDT Thursday. Fire
Weather Watch is in effect for gusty winds and low humidity
Friday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 304.

* WIND...West to southwest winds of 20 to 25 mph sustained with
  gusts to 36 mph.

* HUMIDITY...12 to 15 percent.

* HAINES...5 to 6.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
may develop. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag
Warnings.

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
240 AM MDT Thu Jul 8 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
FWZ 301...302...304...305...307...308 AND 309...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
FWZ 304...305...307... AND 308...

WYZ301-302-309-090000-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0012.210708T1700Z-210709T0200Z/
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
South Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
240 AM MDT Thu Jul 8 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301, 302, AND 309...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zones 301...302 and 309.

* WIND...West to southwest winds of 20 to 25 mph sustained with
  gusts to 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...12 to 15 percent.

* HAINES...5 to 6.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
240 AM MDT Thu Jul 8 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
FWZ 301...302...304...305...307...308 AND 309...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
FWZ 304...305...307... AND 308...

WYZ305-307-308-090000-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0010.210709T1700Z-210710T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0013.210709T1700Z-210710T0200Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0012.210708T1700Z-210709T0200Z/
Sierra Madre Range/Medicine Bow NF-Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
Laramie Valley/Shirley Basin-
240 AM MDT Thu Jul 8 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301, 302, 305, 307, AND 308...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 305, 307, AND
308...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM MDT Friday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.


* WIND...West to southwest winds of 20 to 25 mph sustained with
  gusts to 36 mph.

* HUMIDITY...12 to 15 percent.

* HAINES...5 to 6.

* 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 can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.
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The NWS recommends folks avoid outdoor burning, as any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

weather.gov/cys

445 AM Thursday 7/8 UPDATE: Critical fire weather conditions are expected today and Friday over parts of southeast Wyoming. Red Flag Warnings are in effect from 11AM to 8 PM. Be careful with outdoor burning, fires will spread rapidly. Don't be the spark! For more information on fire safety, go to weather.gov/wildfire

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