Red Flag Warning this Weekend Western Wyoming Mountains

Red Flag Warning this Weekend Western Wyoming Mountains

Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
133 PM MDT Fri Sep 21 2018


Salt and Wyoming Ranges/West Zone Bridger Teton NF-
North Zone Bridger Teton NF and Grand Teton NP-
West Wind River Mountains/East Zone Bridger Teton NF-
133 PM MDT Fri Sep 21 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 8 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon Saturday to 8 PM MDT Sunday.
the Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

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

* AFFECTED AREA:
  In Northwest WY Fire Zone....415.
  In West Central WY Fire Zones...414...416.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
  In Central WY...Fremont.
  In North Central WY...Park.
  In West Central WY...Lincoln...Sublette...Teton.

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

* HUMIDITY: 12 to 15 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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