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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
235 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2022

WYZ280-289-300-290000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0012.220928T1800Z-220929T0000Z/
Natrona County/Casper BLM-
Granite/Green/Ferris/Rattlesnake Mountains-Casper Mountain-
235 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 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 Weather Zones 280...289 and 300.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont...Natrona.
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater.

* WIND: West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 13 percent.

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

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
259 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2022

WYZ001>020-022>030-290900-
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-
259 AM MDT Wed Sep 28 2022

...Red Flag Warning Across Portions of Central Wyoming from 12
Noon to 6 PM today...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central
Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Gusty west wind, warm temperatures, and dry conditions
lead to critical fire weather conditions from northeast
Sweetwater County through Natrona County during the afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday through Sunday...Showers through the period, with
afternoon thunderstorms possible Thursday afternoon. Snow levels
between 8500 and 9500 feet possible over northwestern portions
Friday into the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

TEAM RIVERTON



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