Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
226 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL WYOMING TODAY...

.WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE
STATE. AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES...SOME AREAS WILL SEE THE
DEVELOPMENT OF GUSTY WIND WITH MOST IMPACTED AREAS SEEING A STRONG
INCREASE FIRE RELATED INSTABILITY. THE COMBINATION OF THESE
ELEMENTS IS VERY FAVORABLE TO CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH THIS
AFTERNOON.

WYZ280-252200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0011.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0013.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
226 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND HIGH HAINES
INDEX FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH
  POSSIBLE AROUND THE FOOTHILLS AREA.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 12 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...5 TO 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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ283-288-252200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0011.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0013.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF-
226 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...GUSTY WIND AND
HIGH HAINES INDEX FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 283 AND 288...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH SOME AREAS SEEING
  GUSTS TO 30 MPH...ESPECIALLY AREAS NORTHWEST OF CROWHEART.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...5 TO 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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

WYZ285-287-252200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0011.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0013.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
226 AM MDT MON JUL 25 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITY...AND HIGH HAINES
INDEX FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...5 TO 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 CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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