CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Red Flag Warning is in effect today for Cheyenne residents, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne.
Today, Sept. 19, residents can expect a sunny day with a high of 85 and west winds between 10 and 15 mph. The Red Flag Warning will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with potential for wind gusts of up to 30–35 mph. The evening will be clear with a low of 54 and southwest winds between 10 and 15 mph that will shift to the west-northwest after midnight.
540 AM MDT Mon 9/19 – The Red Flag Warning has been expanded to include most of southeast WY and the northern NE Panhandle from 11 AM until 8 PM MDT today. Hot temperatures, gusty winds, and very low humidity may lead to rapid fire growth. #wywx #newx pic.twitter.com/dYlpXhzuIG
— NWS Cheyenne (@NWSCheyenne) September 19, 2022
There will be increasing cloud cover on Tuesday, Sept. 20, with a high of 82. Winds will be west-northwest at around 10 mph before becoming south in the afternoon. The evening will have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms and will be mostly cloudy with a low of 48. Winds between 10 and 15 mph will be west-southwest before shifting to the northeast after midnight.