Red Flag Warning Wednesday Western Wyoming Mountains

Red Flag Warning Wednesday Western Wyoming Mountains



URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Riverton WY
133 PM MDT Tue Aug 27 2019


Salt and Wyoming Ranges/West Zone Bridger Teton NF-
West Wind River Mountains/East Zone Bridger Teton NF-
133 PM MDT Tue Aug 27 2019

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

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday. 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Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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 West Central WY...Fire Weather Zones 414 and 416.

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

* WIND: West 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY: As low as 13 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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