Red Flag Warning Monday

Red Flag Warning Monday

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ALL AREAS WEST OF THE DIVIDE AND PORTIONS
OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING EAST OF THE DIVIDE ON MONDAY...

.WINDS ARE DECREASING AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS RISING...SO THE
RED FLAG WARNING FOR SUNDAY HAS EXPIRED. HOWEVER...CRITICAL FIRE
CONDITIONS WILL RETURN MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR MANY AREAS AND
POSSIBLY ON TUESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.


LINCOLN AND UINTA COUNTIES/LOWER ELEVATIONS-
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-
854 PM MDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
MONDAY FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WINDY CONDITIONS...AND
DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 277...278...414 AND 416...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 277...278...414...AND ZONE
  416.

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

* HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED DRY OVER SOUTHERN ZONE 277.

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

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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