Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
158 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR NOON TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY...

.WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WIND WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA. THESE WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW HUMIDITY AND
DRY FUELS TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER BEHAVIOR TODAY.

WYZ276-281-283-270900-
/O.CAN.KRIW.FW.A.0017.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
158 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
276...281 AND 283...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

WINDS IN THE WARNED AREA LOOK TO GENERALLY REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL
THRESHOLDS. HOWEVER...FIRE BEHAVIOR CONCERNS OVER THESE AREAS WILL
REMAIN ELEVATED WITH INCREASED AFTERNOON WIND. OUTDOOR BURNING
REMAINS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

$$

WYZ286-288-414>416-272200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0017.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0025.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS/NORTH SHOSHONE NF-
EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF-
SALT AND WYOMING RANGES/WEST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
NORTH ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF AND GRAND TETON NP-
WEST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/EAST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
158 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 286...288... 414...415 AND 416...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

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 WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ277>279-272200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0017.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0025.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN/ROCK SPRINGS BLM-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
158 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278 AND 279...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
  AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

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 WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ280-285-287-289-272200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0017.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0025.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
158 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...285... 287 AND 289...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

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 WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ140-272200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0025.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
158 AM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 140...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
  AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

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 WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$



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