Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1210 PM MDT THU SEP 25 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON...

.A GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY BREEZE WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES AND CRITICAL FUELS TO
BRING CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.

WYZ280-281-289-260100-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-140926T0100Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
1210 PM MDT THU SEP 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...
281 AND 289...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280...281 AND 289.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY 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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