Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.A CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER PATTERN IS SETTING UP FOR THIS WEEKEND
AS DRY...UNSTABLE SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT LEADS TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE
AREA ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY.

WYZ283-290200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY...HIGH HAINES INDEX...HOT
TEMPERATURES...DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND A DRY COLD FRONT PASSAGE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH THROUGH MID AFTERNOON ON SATURDAY
  AND THEN 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH IN MORE EXPOSED
  AND WIND PRONE AREAS. GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP SOONER ON SUNDAY
  AT 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AHEAD OF A COLD
  FRONT...WHICH WILL PASS AROUND 2100 SUNDAY NIGHT.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  ON SUNDAY

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ280-289-300-290200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY...DRY THUNDERSTORMS...HAINES
INDEX OF 6...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM MDT
SUNDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTING UP TO 40 MPH ON SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AROUND SUNSET
  ON SUNDAY NIGHT BEHIND A DRY COLD FRONT.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS
  ON SUNDAY

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...5 ON SUNDAY.

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ275>277-279-281-282-285-287-290200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0014.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-CODY FOOTHILLS-
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
1158 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND A HAINES INDEX OF 6...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH IN MORE
  EXPOSED AND WIND PRONE AREAS...ESPECIALLY AFTER 1500

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...6

* 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 WILL
CREATE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$



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