Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
743 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 279...280...
283 AND 289...

...RED FLAG WARNING AGAIN IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 279...280...283 AND 289...

.THERE WILL BE A BREAK IN RED FLAG CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT AS WINDS
WEAKEN AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY INCREASES. HOWEVER...VERY LOW
HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND WILL REDEVELOP...AND BE MORE EXTENSIVE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN WYOMING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH
INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING WINDS TO THE NORTH
WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ289-031000-
/O.EXP.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
743 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 289...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA
  WEDNESDAY EVENING...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-031000-
/O.EXP.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
743 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 283...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY
  EVENING...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-031000-
/O.EXP.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
743 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY
  EVENING...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ279-031000-
/O.EXP.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
743 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 279...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.

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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