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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
657 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAUSING CRITICAL FIRE DANGER ON
MONDAY ...

.WITH DECREASING WINDS AND RISING HUMIDITY...THE RED FLAG WARNING
FOR TODAY WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER...A WIND OF 10 TO 20
MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AND DRY SURFACE CONDITIONS WILL YIELD
CRITICAL FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS AGAIN ACROSS THE FAR WESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE WIND RIVER BASIN MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WYZ283-301100-
/O.EXP.KRIW.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150330T0100Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0004.150330T1800Z-150331T0100Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
657 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT
MONDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
283...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...RESIDENTS IN THIS AREA ARE ADVISED NOT TO CONDUCT ANY
  BURNING MONDAY AFTERNOON...AS ANY FIRE COULD RAPIDLY SPREAD
  THROUGH FINE FUELS SUCH AS GRASSES AND SMALL VEGETATION.

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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