Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
144 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

WYZ003>006-160945-
Cody Foothills-North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-
Including the cities of Cody, Meeteetse, Thermopolis, and Worland
144 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...Strong gusty wind and low relative humidity increase fire
danger this afternoon...

Southwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph, combined
with relative humidities of 10 to 15 percent will produce
conditions favorable for fires with rapid rates of spread and
erratic fire behavior from noon today to 7 pm this evening.

Check on observed and forecast weather conditions and notify the
local fire department before lighting an agricultural burn or
burning trash and rubbish.

$$

WYZ030-160945-
East Sweetwater County-
Including the city of Wamsutter
144 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...Strong gusty wind and low relative humidity increase fire
danger this afternoon...

Southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph, combined
with minimum relative humidity of 10 to 15 percent will produce
conditions favorable for fires with rapid rates of spread and
erratic fire behavior from noon today to 7 pm this evening.

Check on observed and forecast weather conditions and notify the
local fire department before lighting an agricultural burn or
burning trash and rubbish.

$$

WYZ010-011-160945-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Including the cities of Buffalo and Kaycee
144 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...Strong gusty wind and low relative humidity increase fire
Danger this afternoon...

Southwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph, combined
with minimum relative humidity of 14 to 15 percent will produce
conditions favorable for fires with rapid rates of spread and
erratic fire behavior from noon today to 7 pm this evening.

Check on observed and forecast weather conditions and notify the
local fire department before lighting an agricultural burn or
burning trash and rubbish.

$$

WYZ016>018-160945-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Including the cities of Dubois, Riverton, Shoshoni, and Lander
144 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...Strong gusty wind and low relative humidity increase fire
Danger this afternoon...

Southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph, combined
with minimum relative humidity of 10 to 15 percent will produce
conditions favorable for fires with rapid rates of spread and
erratic fire behavior from noon today to 7 pm this evening.

Check on observed and forecast weather conditions and notify the
local fire department before lighting an agricultural burn or
burning trash and rubbish.

$$

WYZ019-160945-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Including the city of Jeffrey City
144 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...Strong gusty wind and low relative humidity increase fire
Danger this afternoon...

Southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph, combined
with minimum relative humidity 10 to 15 percent will produce
conditions favorable for fires with rapid rates of spread and
erratic fire behavior from noon today to 7 pm this evening.

Check on observed and forecast weather conditions and notify the
local fire department before lighting an agricultural burn or
burning trash and rubbish.

$$



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