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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
213 PM MDT Mon Aug 10 2020

WYZ277>281-283-285-287-289-300-110815-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0012.200811T1800Z-200812T0200Z/
Lincoln and Uinta Counties/Lower Elevations-
Upper Green River Basin/Rock Springs BLM-
Sweetwater County/Rock Springs BLM/Flaming Gorge NRA-
Natrona County/Casper BLM-Johnson County/Casper BLM-
Upper Wind River Basin/Wind River Basin-South Bighorn Mountains-
Owl Creek Mountains-Granite/Green/Ferris/Rattlesnake Mountains-
Casper Mountain-
213 PM MDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
TUESDAY...

* IMPACTS: Low Humidity...Unseasonably Warm Temperatures...Gusty
  Wind...and Dry Thunderstorms with gusty and erratic outflow winds
  will create erratic fire behavior.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In Central WY Fire Zones...280...283...285...289...300.
  In North Central WY Fire Zones...281...287.
  In Southwest WY Fire Zones...277...279.
  In West Central WY Fire Zone....278.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont...Natrona.
  In North Central WY...Hot Springs...Johnson...Washakie.
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater...Uinta.
  In West Central WY...Lincoln...Sublette.

* WIND: West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* THUNDERSTORMS: Dry thunderstorms possible in zones 277...279...
  280...289 and 300.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 10 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1221 PM MDT Mon Aug 10 2020

WYZ001>020-022>030-111300-
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-
1221 PM MDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...Red Flag Warning in Effect for Most of Western and Central
Wyoming Tuesday Afternoon and Early Evening...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Rest of Today and Tonight

Elevated fire weather conditions in southern Wyoming.

Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms, mainly over the
higher terrain. Strong outflow wind gusts are the main threat.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Tuesday...Critical fire weather conditions across most of the
area. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms, over
primarily southern Wyoming. The main hazard will be gusty outflow
wind of 35 to 45 mph.

Wednesday...Isolated to scattered thunderstorms possible.

Thursday and Friday...Elevated to critical fire weather
conditions possible across much of the area.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$




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