Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
FIRE ZONES 279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR FIRE ZONE 276...

.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...283...285...287 AND 300...THEN AGAIN
THURSDAY AFTERNOON OVER ZONES 279...280 AND 300.

WYZ279-241000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 HAINES INDEX...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...7 TO 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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-300-241000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 HAINES INDEX...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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-241000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND
A HAINES INDEX BETWEEN 5 AND 6 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.

&&

$$

WYZ285-287-241000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140723T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND
AND A HAINES INDEX BETWEEN 5 AND 6 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.

&&

$$

WYZ276-241000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0002.140724T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
1137 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

* 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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