Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
132 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

.GUSTY DRY CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS TO PRODUCE
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWESTERN...CENTRAL...AND NORTHERN WYOMING.

WYZ286-240300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160824T0300Z/
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS/NORTH SHOSHONE NF-
132 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS...

* WIND ON TUESDAY...WEST 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH.
  LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ277-278-414-416-240300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160824T0300Z/
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-
132 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS...

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ279-240300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160824T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
132 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS...

* WIND ON TUESDAY...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY ON TUESDAY...AS LOW AS 9 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.

&&

$$

WYZ289-240300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160824T0300Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
132 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS...

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ288-240300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0024.000000T0000Z-160824T0300Z/
EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF-
132 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND CRITICALLY...

* 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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