Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
248 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

...GUSTY DRY WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND THE
POTENTIAL FOR DRY LIGHTNING WILL COMBINE TO CREATE RED FLAG
CONDITIONS THROUGH 8 PM TODAY...

.STRONG DRY WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS...VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
CRITICAL DRY FUELS AS WELL AS THE POTENTIAL FOR DRY LIGHTNING WILL
COMBINE TO CREATE RED FLAG CONDITIONS ACROSS NATRONA AND
SWEETWATER COUNTIES AS WELL AS ACROSS THE WIND RIVER BASIN AND THE LANDER
FOOTHILLS...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 279...280 AND 283 THROUGH 8 PM
THIS EVENING.

WYZ283-220200-
/O.EXA.KRIW.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
248 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND THE POTENTIAL
FOR DRY LIGHTNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-220200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
248 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND THE POTENTIAL FOR DRY LIGHTNING
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 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.

&&

$$

WYZ279-220200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
248 PM MDT MON JUL 21 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 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 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.

&&

$$

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