Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
330 AM MDT Mon Aug 3 2020

WYZ277-279-040300-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0006.200803T2000Z-200805T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0008.200803T1900Z-200805T0200Z/
Lincoln and Uinta Counties/Lower Elevations-
Sweetwater County/Rock Springs BLM/Flaming Gorge NRA-
330 AM MDT Mon Aug 3 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MDT
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MDT
Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...and
  Gusty Winds will create erratic fire behavior if any new fires
  start. The most critical conditions will occur during the
  afternoon and early evening hours both days.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In Southwest WY...Fire Weather Zones 277 and 279.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater...Uinta.
  In West Central WY...Lincoln.

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

* HUMIDITY: From 10 to 15 percent both days.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s today. Highs
  Tuesday 85 to 90.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ278-040300-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0008.200803T1900Z-200805T0200Z/
Upper Green River Basin/Rock Springs BLM-
330 AM MDT Mon Aug 3 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM MDT
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM MDT
Tuesday.

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...and
  Gusty Winds will create erratic fire behavior if any new fires
  start. The most critical conditions will occur during the
  afternoon and early evening hours both days.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In West Central WY...Fire Weather Zone 278.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater.
  In West Central WY...Lincoln...Sublette.

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

* HUMIDITY: From 10 to 15 percent both days.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs 85 to 90 today. Highs in the mid 80s Tuesday.

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


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