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

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY...

.RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES HAVE DROPPED TO AROUND 15 PERCENT ACROSS
THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHEAST WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON. IN
ADDITION...WINDS ARE GUSTING TO 20-30 MPH. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. 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.

WYZ301-302-304-309-030700-
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-140903T0100Z/
/O.CON.KCYS.FW.A.0008.140903T1800Z-140904T0100Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-SOUTHWEST CARBON-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE/MEDICINE BOW NF-
459 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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

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

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
225 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

CAZ280-ORZ621-030945-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0025.140903T0500Z-140904T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0028.140903T0500Z-140904T0600Z/
WESTERN KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST-SISKIYOU MOUNTAINS-
225 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM
PDT WEDNESDAY FOR FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4500 FT AT NIGHT AND TO THE
  VALLEY FLOORS DURING THE DAY IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...RECOVERIES 20 TO 40 PERCENT TONIGHT THEN MINIMUM
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 10 PERCENT ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH POSSIBLE PLUME
  DOMINATED BEHAVIOR DURING THE DAY AND CONTINUED ACTIVE FIRES
  OVERNIGHT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE FIRES TO
SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
225 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

ORZ623-030945-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0025.140903T1700Z-140904T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0028.140903T1700Z-140904T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.A.0026.140904T0600Z-140904T2200Z/
SOUTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
225 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
FOR HAINES OF 6 ON EXISTING FIRES FOR FIRE ZONE...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE ZONE 623...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY. A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONE 623.

* HAINES...HIGH 6.

* TEMPERATURES/HUMIDITY...HIGH TEMPERATURES 70 TO 80 WITH RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY AT 10 TO 20 PERCENT WITH RECOVERIES 20 TO 40 PERCENT.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...POSSIBLE PLUME DOMINATED BEHAVIOR ON ACTIVE FIRES.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
MAY OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
225 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

ORZ619-620-030945-
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0028.140903T0500Z-140904T0600Z/
WESTERN ROGUE RIVER-SISKIYOU NATIONAL FOREST-
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
225 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM
PDT WEDNESDAY FOR FOR THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE ZONE 619 AND 620...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA: FIRE WEATHER ZONES 620 AND 619 ABOVE

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
  MPH.

* HUMIDITY...RECOVERIES 20 TO 40 PERCENT TONIGHT THEN MINIMUM
  RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 10 PERCENT ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH POSSIBLE PLUME
  DOMINATED BEHAVIOR DURING THE DAY AND CONTINUED ACTIVE FIRES
  OVERNIGHT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL CAUSE FIRES TO
SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
158 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

CAZ203-204-211-283-030500-
/O.NEW.KEKA.FW.W.0012.140903T0600Z-140904T0600Z/
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
HUPA...THE HOOPA INDIAN RESERVATION AND THE LOWER PORTION OF THE
TRINITY RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
158 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM
PDT WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203...204...211 AND 283...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203...204...211 AND 283.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...OVERNIGHT RECOVERY ON THE RIDGES WILL RANGE
  FROM 25 TO 40 PERCENT WITH AFTERNOON MIMIMUMS ALL ELEVATIONS
  WEDNESDAY OF 10 TO 15 PERCENT. VALLEY HUMIDITY WILL BE HIGHER
  TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...VERY DRY AIR IN COMBINATION WITH SUSTAINED WINDS WILL
  CREATE FAVORABLE BURNING CONDITIONS FOR POTENTIAL LARGE FIRE
  GROWTH.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

STAVISH

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.

WYZ280-030300-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0008.000000T0000Z-140903T0200Z/
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0009.140903T1800Z-140904T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
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 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 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 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
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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
852 AM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS 641 WILL MAKE FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON...

.A DRY COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON.
EXPECT THAT THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL APPROACH AT THE PEAK HEATING
OF THE DAY...AND HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO BE LOWEST.

ORZ641-WAZ641-030300-
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0016.140902T1900Z-140903T0300Z/
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
852 AM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ACROSS FIRE WEATHER
ZONES OR641 AND WA641...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641 LOWER
  COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON. IN WAZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641
  LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON.

* TIMING...MAIN WIND RH THREATS WILL BE BETWEEN 2 PM THROUGH 6
  PM...BUT MAY LINGER IN SOME AREAS.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY, AND
  CRITICALLY DRY FUELS MAY RESULT IN RAPID FIRE 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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON (ALL LOWER CASE)

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