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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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

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

.DRY WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF WYOMING AFTER NOON CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AFTER NOON ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING
UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD
FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING
WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ289-022200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.140902T1800Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 289...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 289...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA LATE
  ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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

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

.DRY WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF WYOMING AFTER NOON CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AFTER NOON ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING
UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD
FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING
WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ283-022200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.140902T1800Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 283...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 25 MPH GUSTING TO 30 MPH LATE THIS
  ATERNOON...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE FOOTHILLS AND IN THE UPPER WIND
  RIVER BASIN. WINDS WILL BE STRONGER AND MORE WIDESPREAD ON
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA LATE
  ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO
  40 MPH.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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

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

.DRY WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF WYOMING AFTER NOON CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AFTER NOON ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING
UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD
FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING
WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ280-022200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.140902T1800Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

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

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

* COLD FRONT...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE AREA LATE
  ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING THE WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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

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

.DRY WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON AND REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. VERY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF WYOMING AFTER NOON CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AFTER NOON ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING
UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD
FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING
WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY.

WYZ279-022200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.140902T1800Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
202 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 279...
...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...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 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.

&&

$$

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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

.GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DEVELOP TODAY WITH
CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING. WINDS
WILL FREQUENTLY GUST 35 TO 45 MPH ALONG AND WEST OF THE LARAMIE
RANGE PRODUCING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE OF RAPID FIRE SPREAD. SIMILAR
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS MOST OF
SOUTHEAST WYOMING OUTSIDE OF THE MOUNTAINS AND POTENTIALLY INTO
THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE.


WYZ301-302-304-309-022345-
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.A.0008.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0011.140902T1800Z-140903T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
341 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 301...302...304...AND 309...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304...AND 309...

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 301...302...304 AND 309.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 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 THIS AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLE 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.

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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