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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
825 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 279...280...283 AND 289...

.THERE WILL BE A BREAK IN RED FLAG CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT AS WINDS
WEAKEN AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY INCREASES. HOWEVER...VERY LOW
HUMIDITY AND STRONG WIND WILL REDEVELOP...AND BE MORE EXTENSIVE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN WYOMING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH
INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING WINDS TO THE NORTH
WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ279-031100-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
825 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL 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.

&&

$$

21

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
655 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AGAIN FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING ON WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING OUTSIDE OF
THE MOUNTAINS. AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT WILL EXIST IN THE
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.

WYZ301-302-304-309-030900-
/O.CAN.KCYS.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140903T0100Z/
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0008.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0012.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
655 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...
304 AND 309...
...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304 AND 309...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 301 NIOBRARA/LOWER
  ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL GRASSLAND...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 302 NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 304 SOUTHWEST CARBON AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 309
  SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO
EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE THE
POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
655 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AGAIN FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
WYOMING ON WEDNESDAY...

.CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN ON
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING OUTSIDE OF
THE MOUNTAINS. AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER THREAT WILL EXIST IN THE
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.

WYZ306-310-030900-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0008.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0012.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND EASTERN LARAMIE-
655 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 306 AND
310...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 306 UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER
  BASIN AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 310 PLATTE/GOSHEN/CENTRAL AND
  EASTERN LARAMIE.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE THE
POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

&&

$$

RUBIN


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
504 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

NMZ501>540-031200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
504 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY THURSDAY THROUGH
MONDAY . STORM MOTIONS WILL BE SLOW AND RAINFALL COULD BECOME
HEAVY. THIS MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING...
ESPECIALLY OVER AND NEAR RECENT AND OLDER BURN SCARS. ISOLATED
LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL. A FEW STORMS MAY
ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH. AREAS OF
EASTERN AND NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO WILL BE FAVORED FOR HEAVY
RAINFALL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...WITH FOCUS SHIFTING TO WESTERN NEW
MEXICO SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

SHY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
400 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

WYZ001>020-022>030-031200-
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-CASPER MOUNTAIN-CODY FOOTHILLS-
EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-FLAMING GORGE-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-JACKSON HOLE-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-STAR VALLEY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-
WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
400 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING TODAY AND WEDNESDAY FROM NOON TO 8 PM FOR
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERN THIS AFTERNOON AS WINDS INCREASE FROM
THE SOUTHWEST AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPS INTO THE MID TO LOW
TEENS. OTHERWISE WINDY ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WITH STRONG CROSS
WINDS ACROSS INTERSTATES 80 AND 25.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WEDNESDAY...EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING. OTHERWISE WINDY
ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS ACROSS INTERSTATES
80 AND 25.

FRIDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FOR SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

TEAM RIVERTON

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NOAA National Weather Service
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