Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
235 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
WYOMING ON SATURDAY. AHEAD AND WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE COLD
FRONT...A COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WEST WINDS
COMBINED WITH DRY FUELS MAY BRING RED FLAG CONDITIONS SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ280-281-283-272200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0001.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
235 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 283...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 283.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 TO 45 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH RAPID
  RATES OF SPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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