Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
332 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
332 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT...AREAS OF CENTRAL WYOMING WILL
SEE HUMIDITY DROP INTO THE LOW TO MID TEENS AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
DEVELOP. THESE ELEMENTS COMBINED WITH CRITICALLY DRY FUELS WILL
RESULT IN EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

ELSEWHERE...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE THIS
MORNING...AND MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL BRING
MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE AREA...WITH SOME SNOW EXPECTED
OVER THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT. THOSE WITH
OUTDOOR INTERESTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR CHANGING CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY...A RETURN OF LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WIND WILL BRING
ANOTHER ROUND OF EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR FOR FREMONT AND NATRONA
COUNTIES. THE RED FLAG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

MONDAY...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR FREMONT AND NATRONA
COUNTIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT WIND GUSTS OVER 40 MPH...AND ANY
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. THANK YOU.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON


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