Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1244 PM MDT WED SEP 24 2014

...WARM...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
AND EAST CENTRAL WYOMING THURSDAY...

.DRY WINDY CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS JOHNSON...NATRONA AND
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN FREMONT AND NORTHEASTERN SWEETWATER
COUNTIES THURSDAY AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY POSSIBLY DROP
BELOW 15 PERCENT ALONG WITH SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH. THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL
THEN COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY FUELS...PRODUCING THE POSSIBILITY
FOR RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

WYZ280-281-289-251000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0004.140925T1800Z-140926T0100Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
1244 PM MDT WED SEP 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 289...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 289.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH
  RAPID RATES OF SPREAD.30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AROUND 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BE FAVORABLE FOR INTENSE FIRES WITH RAPID
  RATES OF SPREAD.

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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