Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
216 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
CENTRAL WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...GUSTY WIND...A WIND SHIFT...LIGHTNING AND A HAINES
INDEX OF SIX WILL LIKELY BRING CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS TO SOME
PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

WYZ414>416-221800-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0010.160722T1800Z-160723T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0012.160722T1800Z-160723T0300Z/
SALT AND WYOMING RANGES/WEST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
NORTH ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF AND GRAND TETON NP-
WEST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/EAST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
216 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

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 THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 414. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 415.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 416.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH. GUSTY
  ERRATIC WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS... ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1 PM UNTIL AROUND
  9 PM WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR DRY LIGHTNING. BEST CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON.

* HAINES INDEX 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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-221800-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0010.160722T2000Z-160723T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0012.160722T2000Z-160723T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
216 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE WIND RIVER BASIN...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  30 TO 35 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED AFTER THE COLD
  FRONTAL PASSAGE. GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE
  IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 3 PM WITH THE
  POTENTIAL FOR DRY LIGHTNING.

* HAINES INDEX 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.

&&

$$

WYZ288-221800-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0012.160722T1800Z-160723T0300Z/
EAST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/SOUTH SHOSHONE NF-
216 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE EAST SLOPE OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS...

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.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 288.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH. GUSTY
  ERRATIC WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* HUMIDITY...13 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1 PM UNTIL AROUND
  9 PM WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR DRY LIGHTNING. BEST CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON.

* HAINES INDEX 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.

&&

$$

WYZ285-221800-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0012.160722T2000Z-160723T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
216 AM MDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE SOUTHERN BIG HORN MOUNTAINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  30 TO 35 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED AFTER THE COLD
  FRONTAL PASSAGE. GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS OF 35 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE IN
  THUNDERSTORMS.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 15 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 3 PM WITH THE
  POTENTIAL FOR DRY LIGHTNING.

* HAINES INDEX 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.

&&

$$



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