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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1158 AM MDT Fri Sep 18 2020

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-201800-
Dawes-Box Butte-Scotts Bluff County-Banner County-Morrill-
Kimball County-Cheyenne-North Sioux-South Sioux-
Including the cities of Chadron, Chadron St Park, Alliance,
Scottsbluff, Gering, Harrisburg, Angora, Bridgeport, Bayard,
Redington, Kimball, Brownson, Sidney, Harrison, and Agate
1158 AM MDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...DEGRADED AIR QUALITY UNTIL NOON SUNDAY...

WHAT...Degraded air quality from smoke from western wildfires.

WHERE...All Nebraska Panhandle counties.

WHEN...Through Noon time Sunday.

IMPACTS...Heavy smoke from western wildfires will continue over the
Nebraska Panhandle through at least Sunday morning.

HEALTH INFORMATION...Recommended the elderly, young children, and
individuals with respiratory problems avoid excessive physical
exertion and minimize outdoor activities during this time. Wildfire
smoke is made up of a variety of pollutants, including particulate
matter and ozone, which can cause respiratory health effect.
Although these people are most susceptible to health impacts, we
advise that everyone should avoid prolonged exposure to poor air
quality conditions.

$$

WM


Air Quality Alert


COC063-125-017-191500-
Kit Carson-Yuma-Cheyenne-
410 PM MDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR WILDFIRE SMOKE FROM 900 AM
FRIDAY UNTIL 900 AM SATURDAY...

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has
issued the following...

WHAT...Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke.

WHERE...Morgan, Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Washington, Yuma,
Elbert, Lincoln, Kit Carson, and Cheyenne Counties. Locations
include, but are not limited to Ft. Morgan, Sterling, Julesburg,
Holyoke, Akron, Wray, Kiowa, Limon, Hugo, Burlington, and Cheyenne
Wells.

WHEN...900 AM Friday September 18 to 900 AM Saturday September 19

IMPACTS...Widespread smoke transported from out-of-state wildfires
has been observed Friday morning across northeastern Colorado.
Smoke will gradually decrease across the region on Friday, with
the slowest improvement expected for locations along the Platte
River Valley. Additional smoke from both in-state and out-of-state
wildfires could occasionally move into the advisory area through
at least Saturday morning.

HEALTH INFORMATION...Public Health Recommendations: If smoke is
thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain
indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease,
respiratory illnesses, the very young, and the elderly. Consider
limiting outdoor activity when moderate to heavy smoke is present.
Consider relocating temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is
making you ill. If visibility is less than 5 miles in smoke in
your neighborhood, smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy.

$$

COC073-039-121-095-075-087-115-191500-
Lincoln-Elbert-Washington-Phillips-Logan-Morgan-Sedgwick-
410 PM MDT Fri Sep 18 2020

...AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR WILDFIRE SMOKE FROM 900 AM
FRIDAY UNTIL 900 AM SATURDAY...

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has
issued the following...

WHAT...Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke.

WHERE...Morgan, Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Washington, Yuma,
Elbert, Lincoln, Kit Carson, and Cheyenne Counties. Locations
include, but are not limited to Ft. Morgan, Sterling, Julesburg,
Holyoke, Akron, Wray, Kiowa, Limon, Hugo, Burlington, and Cheyenne
Wells.

WHEN...900 AM Friday September 18 to 900 AM Saturday September 19

IMPACTS...Widespread smoke transported from out-of-state wildfires
has been observed Friday morning across northeastern Colorado.
Smoke will gradually decrease across the region on Friday, with
the slowest improvement expected for locations along the Platte
River Valley. Additional smoke from both in-state and out-of-state
wildfires could occasionally move into the advisory area through
at least Saturday morning.

HEALTH INFORMATION...Public Health Recommendations: If smoke is
thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain
indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease,
respiratory illnesses, the very young, and the elderly. Consider
limiting outdoor activity when moderate to heavy smoke is present.
Consider relocating temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is
making you ill. If visibility is less than 5 miles in smoke in
your neighborhood, smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
555 AM CDT Fri Sep 18 2020

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-191100-
Lyon-Osceola-Dickinson-Sioux-O`Brien-Clay-Plymouth-Cherokee-
Buena Vista-Woodbury-Ida-Lincoln-Murray-Cottonwood-Nobles-Jackson-
Pipestone-Rock-Dixon-Dakota-Beadle-Kingsbury-Brookings-Gregory-
Jerauld-Sanborn-Miner-Lake-Moody-Brule-Aurora-Davison-Hanson-McCook-
Minnehaha-Charles Mix-Douglas-Hutchinson-Turner-Bon Homme-Yankton-
Union-
555 AM CDT Fri Sep 18 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest Iowa, west central
Iowa, southwest Minnesota, northeast Nebraska, central South
Dakota, east central South Dakota, south central South Dakota and
southeast South Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Strong southerly winds on Saturday and Sunday could gust between 30
and 40 mph. With cured grasslands and fields near harvest, the fire
danger will be high across areas near and south of Interstate 90.
Widespread hazardous weather is not expected at this time through
early next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
310 AM MDT Fri Sep 18 2020

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-WYZ101>119-190915-
Dawes-Box Butte-Scotts Bluff County-Banner County-Morrill-
Kimball County-Cheyenne-North Sioux-South Sioux-
Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Carbon County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-Southwest Carbon County-
Sierra Madre Range-Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
310 AM MDT Fri Sep 18 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of panhandle
Nebraska...western Nebraska...east central Wyoming...south
central Wyoming and southeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Haze and areas of smoke may lower surface visibilities.

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from noon to 7 PM for fire weather
zones 303 and 304 in western portions of southeast Wyoming for
gusty winds and low humidities.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for all of southeast Wyoming
from noon to 8 PM on Saturday for gusty winds and low humidities.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected Saturday and
Tuesday afternoons and evenings, mainly across southeast Wyoming.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Rubin

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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