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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
202 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018

WYZ001>020-022>030-211230-
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-
202 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...Red Flag Warnings over western and southern Wyoming through
this Evening...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions continue across western and
southern Wyoming, including South Pass and the Rattlesnake Range.
Please see Red Flag Warnings for details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Friday...Elevated fire weather conditions mainly over central and
southern areas.

Saturday and Sunday...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions
over much of the area. Red Flag conditions returning to western
and southern portions.

Monday and Tuesday...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions
over the southwest.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.

$$




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
115 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018

WYZ278-414-416-202200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0019.000000T0000Z-180921T0200Z/
Upper Green River Basin/Rock Springs BLM-
Salt and Wyoming Ranges/West Zone Bridger Teton NF-
West Wind River Mountains/East Zone Bridger Teton NF-
115 AM MDT Thu Sep 20 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THURSDAY...

* IMPACTS: Low Humidities and Strong Gusty Winds will create
  erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* Discussion: Critical fire weather conditions will continue today,
  with critical RH values and west- northwest winds with gusts up
  to 35 mph.

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In West Central WY...Fire Weather Zones 278...414 and 416.

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

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

* HUMIDITY: As low as 12 percent.

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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