Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
146 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 8 PM MDT TODAY...

.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.

WYZ140-286-288-414>416-280200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-160828T0200Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-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-
146 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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...

* 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>279-280200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-160828T0200Z/
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN/ROCK SPRINGS BLM-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
146 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-285-287-289-280200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-160828T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
146 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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

* 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.

&&

$$


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