Areas Affected: Niobrara, Lower Elevations of Converse, Thunder Basin National Grassland; Upper North Platte River Basin
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM MDT
THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...
* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 301. Fire weather zone 306.
* WIND...Southwest 10 to 18 mph with gusts around 30 mph.
* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop may spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
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.