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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
221 PM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

WYZ275-276-282-286-287-241200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0017.200924T1800Z-200925T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0021.200924T1800Z-200925T0300Z/
North Big Horn Basin/Worland BLM-Cody Foothills-
South Big Horn Basin/Worland BLM-
Absaroka Mountains/North Shoshone NF-Owl Creek Mountains-
221 PM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...and
  Gusty Winds will create erratic fire behavior for existing fires
  and any new fire starts.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In North Central WY Fire Zones...275...276...282...287.
  In Northwest WY Fire Zone....286.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont.
  In North Central WY...Big Horn...Hot Springs...Park...Washakie.

* WIND: West to southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
  Gusts of 40 to 50 mph expected in the mountains.

* HUMIDITY: 13 to 15 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs in the 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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