Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
132 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

WYZ280-289-251000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0002.180425T1800Z-180426T0100Z/
Natrona County/Casper BLM-
Granite/Green/Ferris/Rattlesnake Mountains-
132 PM MDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...and
  Strong Gusty Winds will create erratic fire behavior and new
  fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In Central WY...Fire Weather Zones 280 and 289.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont...Natrona.
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater.

* WIND: Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 12 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: In the upper 60s to lower 70s.

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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http://weather.gov/riverton



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