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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1243 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TODAY 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.

WYZ289-030300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
1243 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 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 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
1243 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TODAY 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.

WYZ283-030300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
1243 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 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 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
1243 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TODAY 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.

WYZ279-030300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
1243 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 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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