Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
106 PM 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.

WYZ283-290300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150329T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
106 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-290300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150329T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
106 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 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.

&&

$$

WYZ281-290300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150329T0300Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
106 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281.

* WINDS...WEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 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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