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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:52 PM MDT on August 28, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 30, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am Saturday to 9 PM
MDT Sunday for strong wind... low humidity... high Haines index...
hot temperatures... dry thunderstorms and a dry cold front
passage...

* wind... southwest 10 to 15 mph early afternoon on Saturday and 15
to 25 mph with gusts around 35 mph in more exposed and wind
prone areas... becoming more widespread after 1500. Gusty winds
will develop sooner on Sunday at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
mph ahead of a cold front... which will pass around 2100 Sunday
night.

* Humidity... 7 to 15 percent... recovering above 30 percent after
2200 Saturday night and falling back to around 15 percent after
1200 on Sunday.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to widely scattered dry thunderstorms
on Sunday

* Haines index... 6 each afternoon

* 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 will
create extreme fire behavior.





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