Southwest Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 6:44 AM MDT op 23 april 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MDT this evening for strong winds and low humidity for fire weather zones 055...056...110...111...112 and 113...

* for elevations below 7500 feet mean sea level.

* Timing: 1 PM MDT to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Wind: west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.

* Humidity: 7 to 15 percent.

* 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 high nfdrs fire danger ratings will create extreme fire growth potential.

356 am MDT Wed Apr 23 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening...

A red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* Area and timing...northwest and west Central Highlands. Critical conditions will develop late this morning then persist until around sunset.

* 20 foot winds...southwest and west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity...10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of this red flag warning.