Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING WEST OF
THE DIVIDE AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING EAST OF
THE DIVIDE TUESDAY...

.WITH RISING HUMIDITY AND DECREASING WIND...THE RED FLAG WARNING
FOR TODAY WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER,GUSTY DRY CONDITIONS
WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS.

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ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS/NORTH SHOSHONE NF-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND
CRITICALLY DRY FUELS...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MONDAY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND ON TUESDAY...WEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY ON TUESDAY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN/ROCK SPRINGS BLM-
SALT AND WYOMING RANGES/WEST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
WEST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/EAST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND
CRITICALLY DRY FUELS...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MONDAY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT...

* WIND ON TUESDAY...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
  ISOLATED GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM TIME TO TIME.

* HUMIDITY ON TUESDAY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY...ISOLATED DRY OVER SOUTHERN ZONES
  277.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND
CRITICALLY DRY FUELS...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MONDAY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT...

* WIND ON TUESDAY...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.
  ISOLATED GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM TIME TO TIME.

* HUMIDITY ON TUESDAY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT

* THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY...ISOLATED DRY OVER SOUTHERN ZONES
  279.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND
CRITICALLY DRY FUELS...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MONDAY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND ON TUESDAY...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.
  ISOLATED GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM TIME TO TIME.

* HUMIDITY ON TUESDAY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND
CRITICALLY...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR MONDAY WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT...

* WIND ON TUESDAY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25
  TO 30 MPH. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM TIME
  TO TIME.

* HUMIDITY ON TUESDAY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
NORTH ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF AND GRAND TETON NP-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY HAS BEGUN TO RISE AND WIND IS DECREASING. AS A
RESULT...THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

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NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY HAS BEGUN TO RISE AND WIND IS DECREASING. AS A
RESULT...THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

WYZ283-230415-
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UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY HAS BEGUN TO RISE AND WIND IS DECREASING. AS A
RESULT...THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

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CODY FOOTHILLS-
902 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY HAS BEGUN TO RISE AND WIND IS DECREASING. AS A
RESULT...THE RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE..

$$



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