The National Weather Service Office in Cheyenne has issued the following weather statement for today, April 11, 2018:

"A period of very strong winds is likely for the wind prone areas of southeast Wyoming this morning. Wind gusts to 70 MPH will create dangerous travel for light-weight and high profile vehicles, including camping trailers and RVs, through 1 PM MDT. Widespread gusty winds of 40 to 50 MPH will combine with warm and dry conditions to create a risk of wildfires along and east of Interstate 25 today. Any fires that start could spread very quickly. Outdoor burning is not recommended!"

The areas in pink on the map below have a red flag fire warning in effect for today

Map of Forecast Area