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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
234 AM MDT Mon Sep 27 2021

WYZ001>020-022>030-281100-
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-
234 AM MDT Mon Sep 27 2021

...Fire Weather Watch for parts of Central Wyoming late Tuesday
Morning through Tuesday Afternoon...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Elevated fire weather conditions will occur over most of the
region this afternoon due to low humidity, and unseasonably warm
temperatures. Breezy conditions will occur at some lower elevation
sites in central Wyoming, as well as some mountain locations,
this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Tuesday...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions for a
portion central Wyoming, east of the divide, late Tuesday morning
through the afternoon. Isolated afternoon thunderstorms in the
west and south.

Tuesday night...Isolated thunderstorms during the evening.

Wednesday...Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms east of
the divide. Much cooler high temperatures all areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
205 AM MDT Mon Sep 27 2021

WYZ275-280>282-285-280000-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0015.210928T1700Z-210929T0000Z/
North Big Horn Basin/Worland BLM-Natrona County/Casper BLM-
Johnson County/Casper BLM-South Big Horn Basin/Worland BLM-
South Bighorn Mountains-
205 AM MDT Mon Sep 27 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MDT TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from 11 AM MDT Tuesday morning through
Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...and
  Gusty Winds will create erratic fire behavior if any new fires
  were to start.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In Central WY Fire Zones...280...285.
  In North Central WY Fire Zones...275...281...282.

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

* WIND: South to Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 13 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
may occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

http://weather.gov/riverton



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