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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
332 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS THURSDAY & FRIDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

WYZ301-302-307-250200-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0031.200924T1800Z-200925T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0042.200924T1800Z-200925T0200Z/
Niobrara/Lower Elevations of Converse/Thunder Basin National
Grassland-North Laramie Range/Medicine Bow NF-
Snowy Range/Medicine Bow NF-
332 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301, 302, AND
307...

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Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 301, 302 and 307.

* WIND...West to southwest winds 15 to 20 MPH with gusts to 35
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
332 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS THURSDAY & FRIDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

WYZ310-250200-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0032.200925T1800Z-200926T0200Z/
Platte/Goshen/Central and Eastern Laramie-
332 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 310...

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Fire
Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday afternoon through
Friday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...Mainly the northern portion of Fire weather
  zone 310.

* WIND...West to northwest winds 15 to 25 MPH with gusts to 35
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 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 Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
may develop. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag
Warnings.

&&

$$

Braun

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
243 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

WYZ280-281-283-285-288-289-300-232300-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0017.200924T1800Z-200925T0300Z/
Natrona County/Casper BLM-Johnson County/Casper BLM-
Upper Wind River Basin/Wind River Basin-South Bighorn Mountains-
East Wind River Mountains/South Shoshone NF-
Granite/Green/Ferris/Rattlesnake Mountains-Casper Mountain-
243 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday
evening.

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...and
  Strong Gusty Winds will create erratic fire behavior and new
  fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In Central WY Fire Zones...280...283...285...288...289...300.
  In North Central WY Fire Zone....281.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont...Natrona.
  In North Central WY...Hot Springs...Johnson...Washakie.
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater.
  In West Central WY...Sublette.

* WIND: Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 11 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs in the lower to mid 80s.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Billings MT
226 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

MTZ123>133-WYZ274-284-240830-
/O.CON.KBYZ.FW.A.0009.200924T1800Z-200925T0600Z/
Gallatin National Forest-Wheatland County/Sweet Grass County-
Stillwater County-Beartooth Ranger District Custer National Forest-
Golden Valley County/Musselshell county-Yellowstone County-
Crow Indian Reservation/Bighorn Canyon Rec Area-
Northern Rosebud/Northern Treasure Counties-
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation/Ashland Ranger District
Custer Natl Forest-Custer County-
Sioux Ranger District Custer National Forest-Sheridan County-
Bighorn National Forest-
226 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

* IMPACTS: Low humidities, hot temperatures, strong gusty winds,
  and wind shift with a cold front will create erratic fire
  behavior and new fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
   In North Central WY Fire Zones...274...284.
   In South Central MT Fire Zones...123...124...125...126...127
                                    128...129.
   In Southeast MT Fire Zones...130...131...132.
   In Southeast MT and Northwest SD Fire Zone...133.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
   In Central MT...Golden Valley...Musselshell...Wheatland.
   In North Central WY...Big Horn...Johnson...Sheridan...Washakie.
   In Northwest SD...Harding.
   In South Central MT...Big Horn...Carbon...Park...Stillwater
                         Sweet Grass...Yellowstone.
   In Southeast MT...Carter...Custer...Fallon...Powder River
                     Rosebud...Treasure.
   In Southwest MT...Gallatin.

* COLD FRONT: Thursday afternoon and evening.

* WIND: West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Winds will shift
  to the northwest with a cold front passage.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 10-15 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Upper 70s west to near 90 degrees over southeast.

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.

&&

$$


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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
151 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST
WYOMING AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...

.Warm temperatures, low relative humidity, and gusty west to
southwest winds may support critical fire weather conditions
Thursday afternoon and evening for northeast Wyoming and portions
of western South Dakota.

SDZ319>327-329-332-WYZ314>318-232300-
/O.CON.KUNR.FW.A.0017.200924T1800Z-200925T0200Z/
Northern Black Hills-Central Black Hills-Southern Black Hills-
Fall River County Area-Northern Foot Hills-Eastern Foot Hills-
Custer County Plains-Pine Ridge Area-Butte County Area-
West Central Plains-Badlands Area-Northern Campbell-
Southern Campbell-Crook County Plains-Weston County Plains-
Wyoming Black Hills-
151 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319,
320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 329, AND 332...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zones 314 Northern Campbell, 315
  Southern Campbell, 316 Crook County Plains, 317 Weston County
  Plains, 318 Wyoming Black Hills, 319 Northern Black Hills, 320
  Central Black Hills, 321 Southern Black Hills, 322 Fall River
  County Area, 323 Northern Foot Hills, 324 Eastern Foot Hills,
  325 Custer County Plains, 326 Pine Ridge Area, 327 Butte
  County Area, 329 West Central Plains and 332 Badlands Area.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 8 percent.

* IMPACTS...The combination of gusty winds and low relative
  humidity would produce critical fire weather conditions.

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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1149 AM MDT Tue Sep 22 2020

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-231800-
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
1149 AM MDT Tue Sep 22 2020

...DEGRADED AIR QUALITY UNTIL NOON WEDNESDAY...

WHAT...Degraded air quality from smoke from local wildfires in
Wyoming and Colorado.

WHERE...Sioux, Dawes, Box Butte, Scotts Bluff, Banner, Kimball,
Morrill, and Cheyenne County.

WHEN...Through 12 PM MDT Wednesday.

IMPACTS...Heavy smoke from local wildfires in Wyoming and Colorado
will continue over the southern Nebraska Panhandle through at
least Wednesday 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.


$$


Air Quality Alert


WYZ106>108-110-114>119-231800-
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-East Platte County-
Goshen County-North Snowy Range Foothills-Snowy Range-Laramie Valley-
South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
Including the cities of Bordeaux, Wheatland, Guernsey, Torrington,
Arlington, Elk Mountain, Centennial, Albany, Bosler, Laramie,
Buford, Pumpkin Vine, Vedauwoo, Whitaker, Federal, Horse Creek,
Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs
1144 AM MDT Tue Sep 22 2020

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT WEDNESDAY...

The following message is transmitted in collaboration with the
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division
and the Wyoming Department of Health.

WHAT...Air Quality Alert for Wildfire Smoke.

WHERE...Laramie...Platte...Goshen County and portions of Albany and
Carbon County in Southeast Wyoming.

WHEN...Now through 12 PM MDT Wednesday.

IMPACTS...Heavy smoke from Mullen, Cameron Peak, and Middle Fork
wildfires will produce unhealthy levels of smoke for those sensitive
to reduced levels of air quality.

HEALTH INFORMATION...The Wyoming Department of Health recommends 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, the Department of Health also advises that
everyone should avoid prolonged exposure to poor air quality
conditions.

CURRENT CONDITIONS...The Wyoming Department of Environmental
Quality, Air Quality Division offers near real-time air quality data
for Wyoming`s monitoring stations and health effects information to
help the public interpret current conditions. Current air quality
conditions across the state of Wyoming can be found at
http://www.wyvisnet.com/

$$

BW


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
643 AM CDT Wed Sep 23 2020

NDZ001>005-009>013-017>019-021-022-031>033-040-041-043-044-241145-
Divide-Burke-Renville-Bottineau-Rolette-Williams-Mountrail-Ward-
McHenry-Pierce-McKenzie-Dunn-Mercer-McLean-Sheridan-Golden Valley-
Billings-Stark-Slope-Hettinger-Bowman-Adams-
643 AM CDT Wed Sep 23 2020 /543 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western and
north central North Dakota.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a chance of thunderstorms across western and portions of
north central North Dakota today. Severe weather is not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
501 AM CDT Wed Sep 23 2020

IAZ001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032-MNZ071-072-080-081-089-090-097-
098-NEZ013-014-SDZ038>040-050-052>071-241015-
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-
501 AM CDT Wed Sep 23 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.

Warm and dry conditions, combined with breezy afternoon winds, will
lead to elevated fire danger in areas where grasses and/or crops are
dry enough to burn efficiently.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Warm and dry conditions persist through the upcoming weekend, with
breezy afternoon winds again expected Friday through Sunday. Similar
to today, this will lead to areas of elevated fire danger.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
301 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

WYZ001>020-022>030-241200-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
301 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...Fire Weather Watch for most of the area Thursday afternoon and
early Thursday evening...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

An Air Quality Alert for wildfire smoke is in effect for the
Bighorn Basin through at least noon today.

Elevated fire weather is likely in portions of central and
southern Wyoming.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions likely
across much of the area. Please see Fire Weather Watch for
details.

Friday...Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms across
northern WY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service North Platte NE
342 AM CDT Wed Sep 23 2020

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-240845-
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-
342 AM CDT Wed Sep 23 2020 /242 AM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of western and
north central Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

Elevated fire weather conditions expected today in the Panhandle,
the Sandhills, and southwest Nebraska due to low relative
humidity and high temperatures.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

Elevated fire weather conditions will continue on Thursday and
Friday, mainly west of Highway 83, due to low humidity and high
temperatures.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

Get your weather, hydrological, and climate information at
http://www.weather.gov/northplatte

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
530 AM MDT Tue Sep 22 2020

WYZ054>058-071-231300-
Northern Campbell-Southern Campbell-Western Crook-
Wyoming Black Hills-Weston-Northeastern Crook-
530 AM MDT Tue Sep 22 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeastern Wyoming...and
the Black Hills of Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms may develop this afternoon and evening but
are not expected to produce large hail or strong wind gusts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Near-critical fire weather conditions may develop Thursday
afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further updates...or check
our web site at weather.gov/rapidcity

$$

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