Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
149 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS...LOW HUMIDITY AND A
VERY UNSTABLE AIR MASS ACROSS CENTRAL WYOMING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

.STRONGER WINDS ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER CENTRAL WYOMING MONDAY. A
WEAK COLD FRONT THAT HAS BROUGHT EAST WINDS AND LOW LEVEL
MOISTURE TO THE AREA WILL ERODE RAPIDLY WITH THE STRONGER WINDS
AND VERY DRY AIR MIXING DOWN TO THE SURFACE FROM NOON TO 3 PM
MDT. THE AIR MASS WILL BECOME VERY UNSTABLE ALLOWING SMOKE COLUMNS
TO RISE SEVERAL THOUSAND FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. THE STRONG WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE UNTIL ABOUT 9 PM MDT.

WYZ280-250900-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0011.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
149 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
A HAINES INDEX OF 5 OR 6 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WYZ283-288-250900-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0011.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF-
149 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
A HAINES INDEX OF 5 OR 6 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 283 AND 288...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 288.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WYZ285-287-250900-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0011.160725T1800Z-160726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
149 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
A HAINES INDEX OF 5 OR 6 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 287.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 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 FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$



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