Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
208 PM MDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...DRY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS FROM
1 PM MDT TO 8 PM MDT ACROSS UINTA...SWEETWATER AND SOUTHERN
LINCOLN COUNTIES...

.DRY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS UINTA...SWEETWATER
AND SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE
EVENING. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP BELOW 15 PERCENT WHILE WEST
WINDS OF 20 MPH GUST TO 30 MPH. COMBINING WITH CRITICALLY DRY
FUELS...THE WINDY DRY CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS.

WYZ277-140200-
/O.EXA.KRIW.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140914T0200Z/
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
208 PM MDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

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

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.

&&

$$

WYZ279-140200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0010.000000T0000Z-140914T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
208 PM MDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

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

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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