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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
226 PM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

WYZ001>020-022>030-242030-
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-
226 PM MDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...Red Flag Warnings for most of the area Thursday afternoon and
early Thursday evening...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Elevated fire weather is likely in portions of central and
southern Wyoming.

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

Thursday...Critical fire weather conditions likely across much of
the area. Please see Red Flag Warnings for details.

Friday...Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms across
northern WY. Elevated fire conditions over central and southern
portions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$




Red Flag Warning

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

WYZ277>279-414-416-241200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0017.200924T1800Z-200925T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.W.0021.200924T1800Z-200925T0300Z/
Lincoln and Uinta Counties/Lower Elevations-
Upper Green River Basin/Rock Springs BLM-
Sweetwater County/Rock Springs BLM/Flaming Gorge NRA-
Salt and Wyoming Ranges/West Zone Bridger Teton NF-
West Wind River Mountains/East Zone Bridger Teton NF-
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Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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 Southwest WY Fire Zones...277...279.
  In West Central WY Fire Zones...278...414...416.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont.
  In Southwest WY...Sweetwater...Uinta.
  In West Central WY...Lincoln...Sublette.

* WIND: West 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 40 mph.

* HUMIDITY: 12 to 15 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs in the mid 70s to low 80s in the lower
  elevations. Highs in the mid 60s  to mid 70s in the mountains.

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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