Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1158 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...
FAR SOUTHWEST...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.

WYZ277-310300-
/O.EXB.KRIW.FW.W.0014.160730T1758Z-160731T0300Z/
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
1158 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277.

* WIND...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...WIDELY SCATTERED 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.

&&

$$

WYZ289-310300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0014.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
1158 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

* 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>416-310300-
/O.CON.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-
1158 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 288...414...415 AND 416.

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

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...WIDELY SCATTERED 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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-310300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0014.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
1158 AM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* 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.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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