Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 1:04 PM MDT on October 21, 2016/

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening for strong wind... low humidity and a sudden wind
shift for fire weather zones 204... and western portions of zones 206
and 208...

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Saturday morning through
Saturday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 204. Fire weather zone 206.
Fire weather zone 208.

* Wind... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph... becoming
west after 1400 and then northwest in zone 204 and western 208.

* Humidity... 15 to 20 percent with humidities as low as 13 percent
in Sheridan County.

* 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
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

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