Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...RED FLAG
WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 275...281 AND 282...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO
6 WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO RESULT IN
DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE THROUGH 9 PM TODAY AND AGAIN FROM
NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY... THERE WILL BE A CHANCE
FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON FOR
ZONES 279...280...AND 300. ADDED IN ZONES 275...281 AND
282 THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...STRONG WIND AND
LOW RH.

WYZ281-250415-
/O.EXP.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140725T0300Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...

WIND SPEEDS HAVE DROPPED CONSIDERABLY AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS
BEGINNING TO RISE. ALTHOUGH WINDS WILL PICK UP AGAIN THIS EVENING
BEHIND A FRONT...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL ALSO CONTINUE TO RISE.
THEREFORE THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

WYZ275-282-250415-
/O.EXP.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140725T0300Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275 AND 282...

WIND SPEEDS HAVE DROPPED CONSIDERABLY AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS
BEGINNING TO RISE. THEREFORE THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE
ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

$$

WYZ279-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF
5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-300-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ285-287-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF
5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ276-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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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