Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
337 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAUSING CRITICAL FIRE DANGER
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS FOR CENTRAL WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON. WIND WILL WEAKEN
AND HUMIDITY WILL RECOVER TO RESULT IN NON-CRITICAL THRESHOLDS
THIS EVENING. TUESDAY WILL SEE THE ONSET OF A BREEZY AND DRY DAY
ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH CRITICAL FIRE BEHAVIOR ANTICIPATED
ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN WYOMING.

WYZ280-311000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
337 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS IN THIS AREA ARE ADVISED NOT TO CONDUCT
  ANY BURNING THIS AFTERNOON...AS ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY SPREAD
  THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ281-311000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0005.150331T1800Z-150401T0300Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
337 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TUESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...ESPECIALLY KAYCEE AND
  AREAS SOUTH WHERE WIND WILL BE STRONGEST.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS IN THIS AREA ARE ADVISED NOT TO CONDUCT
  ANY BURNING THIS AFTERNOON...AS ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY SPREAD
  THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-311000-
/O.EXT.KRIW.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150401T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
337 PM MDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283. A LULL IN CRITICAL FIRE
  WEATHER CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING AND INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING. BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...WINDS WILL INCREASE AND HUMIDITY
  WILL DECREASE TO RETURN THE AREA TO CRITICAL FIRE BEHAVIOR.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. THE
  STRONGEST WIND LOOKS TO OCCUR IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
  EVENING HOURS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS IN THIS AREA ARE ADVISED NOT TO CONDUCT
  ANY BURNING THIS AFTERNOON...AS ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY SPREAD
  THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

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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