Red Flag Warning Western Wyoming

Red Flag Warning Western Wyoming

...HOT...DRY...WINDY...AND UNSTABLE WEATHER TO CONTINUE TO FOR
PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL WYOMING THIS
AFTERNOON...CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR CENTRAL
WYOMING...

.STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGING AND INCREASING WEST TO SOUTHWEST
SURFACE WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR HOT TEMPERATURES AND MOSTLY DRY
CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST AND CENTRAL
WYOMING WHERE FUELS ARE CRITICAL. SOME DRY THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
WILL ALSO CONTINUE TODAY OVER PORTIONS OF NATRONA COUNTY. EXTREME
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING ON
SATURDAY...BEFORE DECREASING FIRE DANGER ON SUNDAY BEHIND A COOL
FRONT.


SALT AND WYOMING RANGES/WEST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
WEST WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS/EAST ZONE BRIDGER TETON NF-
1202 AM MDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TODAY FOR A
STRONG FRONTAL PASSAGE...LOW RH VALUES...AND WIND GUSTS NEAR OR IN
EXCESS OF 25 MPH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 414 AND 416...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY.

* WIND...15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 18 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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