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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
317 AM MDT Sat Sep 18 2021

WYZ275-276-282-285-287-182300-
/O.EXB.KRIW.FW.W.0022.210918T1800Z-210919T0200Z/
North Big Horn Basin/Worland BLM-Cody Foothills-
South Big Horn Basin/Worland BLM-South Bighorn Mountains-
Owl Creek Mountains-
317 AM MDT Sat Sep 18 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT this
evening.

* 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 Zone....285.
  In North Central WY Fire Zones...275...276...282...287.

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

* WIND: Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 13 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs around 80 in the higher elevations. Highs in
  the middle to upper 80s in the basin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are
either occurring now....or will shortly. A combination of gusty
winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
314 AM MDT Sat Sep 18 2021

WYZ001>020-022>030-190915-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
314 AM MDT Sat Sep 18 2021

...Red Flag Warning in effect for the Bighorn Basin and Johnson
and Natrona counties this afternoon and evening...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Critical fire weather conditions across portions east of the
Divide. Please see the Red Flag Warning for details.

Scattered thunderstorms will occur over areas west of the
Divide in the afternoon and evening. Some storms may become
severe.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday...Southwest winds, with gusts of 35 to 45 mph, across all
but northwest portions.

Monday and Tuesday...Much colder temperatures. A good chance
of accumulating mountain snow, especially across the northwest
and northern mountains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$



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