Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
155 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS...WIND RIVER BASIN...AND GREEN RIVER MOUNTAINS AND
RATTLESNAKE RANGE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...VERY WARM TO HOT
TEMPERATURES...BREEZY CONDITIONS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING AND
HAINES INDEX OF 6 WILL RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ289-302200-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
155 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...HOT
TEMPERATURES...BREEZY CONDITIONS AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5 OR 6...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS WITH STRONG AND
  ERRATIC WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH.

* HAINES INDEX...5 TO 6

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ288-414>416-302200-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
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-
155 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WARM
TEMPERATURES...BREEZY CONDITIONS...LIGHTNING AND A HAINES INDEX
OF 5 TO 6...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 MPH AT TIMES.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS WITH STRONG AND
  ERRATIC WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH.

* HAINES INDEX...5 TO 6

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP OR ARE ONGOING WILL LIKELY
  SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-302200-
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/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
155 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
A HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO 6 AND BREEZY CONDITIONS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 12 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS MAINLY FROM
  CROWHEART TO DUBOIS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* HAINES...5 TO 6.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED FROM CROWHEART TO DUBOIS.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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