Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1225 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277 THURSDAY FROM 2 PM
TO 8 PM...

.THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES AND MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES AROUND 15 PERCENT MAY COMBINE WITH A SOUTHWEST WIND OF
10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ISOLATED GUSTY
SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

WYZ277-010900-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0019.160901T2000Z-160902T0200Z/
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
1225 PM MDT WED AUG 31 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RH`S FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
277...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH POSSIBLE.

* HUMIDITY...AROUND 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH POTENTIAL WIND GUSTS
  OF 45 MPH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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