Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
123 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...ENHANCED FIRE DANGER POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

.DRY SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT COULD LEAD
TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA ON
SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WYOMING ON SUNDAY.

WYZ280-289-300-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150831T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
123 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND...HIGH
HAINES INDEX...DRY COLD FRONT AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 280... 289 AND 300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 300.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH...GUSTING UP TO 40 MPH ON
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH AROUND
  SUNSET ON SUNDAY NIGHT BEHIND A DRY COLD FRONT.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...5 ON SUNDAY.

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ275>277-279-281>283-285-287-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0006.150829T1700Z-150830T0300Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-CODY FOOTHILLS-
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
123 AM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND AND A
HIGH HAINES INDEX FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276...277...279...
281... 282...283...285 AND 287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 275. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279. FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 281. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 282. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283. FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 285. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 287.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 35 MPH IN
  MORE EXPOSED AND WIND PRONE AREAS

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 15 PERCENT.

* HAINES INDEX...6 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON

* 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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