Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1227 PM MDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR FIRE ZONES 140 AND 415 SUNDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...

.THE COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...BREEZY CONDITIONS...
WARM TEMPERATURES AND DRY FUELS MAY COMBINE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING TO PRODUCE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. CRITICAL FIRE
CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY RETURN ON MONDAY FOR NOT ONLY NORTHWEST
WYOMING BUT MUCH OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN WYOMING.

WYZ140-415-211000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0016.160821T1900Z-160822T0300Z/
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
NORTH ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF AND GRAND TETON NP-
1227 PM MDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 140 AND 415...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 140. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 415.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 15 PERCENT.

* 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.

&&

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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