Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1210 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVER THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS...WIND RIVER BASIN...AND GREEN RIVER MOUNTAINS AND
RATTLESNAKE RANGE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF LOW RH`S...VERY WARM TO HOT TEMPERATURES...
BREEZY CONDITIONS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS AND HAINES
INDEX OF 6 MAY RESULT IN CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ289-301030-
/O.EXA.KRIW.FW.A.0012.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
1210 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RH`S...HOT TEMPERATURES...BREEZY
CONDITIONS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS AND A HAINES INDEX OF
5 TO 6 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 289...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH
  AT TIMES.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 13 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS WITH STRONG AND
  ERRATIC WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* HAINES INDEX...5 TO 6

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

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.

&&

$$

WYZ288-414>416-301030-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0012.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF-
SALT AND WYOMING RANGES/WEST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
NORTH ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF AND GRAND TETON NP-
WEST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/EAST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
1210 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RH`S...HOT TEMPERATURES...BREEZY
CONDITIONS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS AND A HAINES INDEX OF
6 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 288...414...415 AND 416...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 288. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 414.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 415. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 416.

* WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH AT TIMES.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 16 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS WITH STRONG AND
  ERRATIC WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* HAINES INDEX...6

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

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-301030-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0012.160730T1900Z-160731T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
1210 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RH`S...HOT TEMPERATURES...BREEZY
CONDITIONS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS AND A HAINES INDEX OF
6 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...8 TO 12 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY LIGHTNING STORMS MAINLY FROM
  CROWHEART TO DUBOIS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* HAINES...5 TO 6.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED FROM CROWHEART TO DUBOIS.

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

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.

&&

$$

SKRBAC



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