Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
144 AM MDT Tue Oct 24 2017

WYZ280-281-289-242200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0003.171025T1800Z-171026T0200Z/
Natrona County/Casper BLM-Johnson County/Casper BLM-
Granite/Green/Ferris/Rattlesnake Mountains-
144 AM MDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...and
  Strong Gusty Winds will create erratic fire behavior and new
  fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In Central WY Fire Zones...280...289.
  In North Central WY Fire Zone....281.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont...Natrona.
  In North Central WY...Johnson.
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater.

* WIND: West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 10 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: In the mid 60s to mid 70s.

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.

&&

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http://weather.gov/riverton



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