Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1257 PM MDT SUN SEP 14 2014

...BRISK WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT RED FLAG
CONDITIONS FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING FOR SWEETWATER...
UINTA AND SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES...

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

WYZ277-150200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0011.140914T2000Z-140915T0200Z/
LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
1257 PM MDT SUN SEP 14 2014

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277.

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

&&

$$

WYZ279-150200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0011.140914T2000Z-140915T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
1257 PM MDT SUN SEP 14 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 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.

&&

$$

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