Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1206 PM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...GUSTY SOUTHEAST WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY OR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 281 THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY THE NORTHERN
PORTION OF THIS ZONE...

.GUSTY SOUTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN
CRITICAL BURNING CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281
THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

WYZ281-310200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0026.000000T0000Z-160831T0200Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
1206 PM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...ESPECIALLY THE
  NORTHERN PORTION OF THIS ZONE.

* WIND...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 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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