Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNINGS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL WYOMING...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF AND WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE
COLD FRONT. THESE CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH DRY FUELS TO
PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ283-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 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.

&&

$$

WYZ281-282300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.150328T1800Z-150329T0300Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
243 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 281...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 4
  PM MDT...THEN WIND BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF
  50 TO 60 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 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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