Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR FIRE ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE
WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM
TODAY AND AGAIN FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE
WILL BE A CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON FOR ZONES 279...280...AND 300.

WYZ276-242200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0002.140724T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
/O.EXB.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140724T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5 FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ279-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...A HAINES INDEX OF 5...AND ISOLATED
DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-300-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...A HAINES INDEX OF 5...AND ISOLATED
DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5 FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ285-287-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND AND
A HAINES INDEX OF 5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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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