Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
227 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR WEDNESDAY...THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IN THE CODY FOOTHILLS...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR
TODAY...THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE
TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON
THROUGH 9 PM WEDNESDAY...NOON THROUGH 9 PM THURSDAY AND AGAIN FROM
NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE WILL BE A CHANCE
FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
FOR ZONES 279...280...285 AND 300...THEN AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON
OVER ZONES 279...280 AND 300.

WYZ279-232200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
227 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 9 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND ISOLATED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-300-232200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
227 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 9 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND ISOLATED DRY
THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-232200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
227 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ285-287-232200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
227 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 9 PM
MDT FRIDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 285 AND 287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ276-232200-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0002.140724T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
227 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 276...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR AND RAPID RATES OF SPREAD IN DRY FUELS.

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.

&&

$$

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