Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
152 AM MDT WED JUL 20 2016

...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS
INCLUDING FIRE WEATHER ZONES 414...415 AND 416...THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS OF FREMONT COUNTY ZONE 283 AND THE SOUTHERN BIGHORN
MOUNTAINS ZONE 285 FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A BRISK SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS...AS WELL AS BRISK SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER THE WIND RIVER
BASIN AND THE SOUTHERN BIG HORN MOUNTAINS. THESE WINDS WILL
COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...VERY WARM TO HOT TEMPERATURES
AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS TO CREATE FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS
FOR EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH.

WYZ280-281-200900-
/O.CAN.KRIW.FW.A.0009.160720T1800Z-160721T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
152 AM MDT WED JUL 20 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...GUSTY WINDS WITH CRITICALLY DRY FUELS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS CANCELLED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH.

HOT AND DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY BUT THE WINDS WILL NOT BE A
MAJOR CONCERN, THUS THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

WYZ283-201800-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0009.160720T1800Z-160721T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0011.160720T1800Z-160721T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
152 AM MDT WED JUL 20 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY 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 NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 30
  TO35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ414>416-201800-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0009.160720T1800Z-160721T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0011.160720T1800Z-160721T0300Z/
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-
152 AM MDT WED JUL 20 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.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 17 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$

WYZ285-201800-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0009.160720T1800Z-160721T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0011.160720T1800Z-160721T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-
152 AM MDT WED JUL 20 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY 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 NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 285 SOUTHERN BIGHORN
  MOUNTAINS.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 17 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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