Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
327 PM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS SWEETWATER COUNTY
TODAY...

.VERY DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SWEETWATER
COUNTY THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS AND WILL COMBINE WITH
CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO PRODUCE AN INCREASE IN FIRE DANGER.

WYZ279-170200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140817T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
327 PM MDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...A POTENTIAL FOR AN INCREASE IN FIRE BEHAVIOR FOR ANY
  NEW OR ONGOING FIRES.

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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