Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
211 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
TUESDAY...

.A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS TO PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
RAPID FIRE GROWTH. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE PRODUCED BY STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF A PACIFIC COLD FRONT.

WYZ280-283-141000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0003.150414T1900Z-150415T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
211 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 283.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES MAY QUICKLY GROW OUT OF CONTROL WITH RAPID RATES
  OF SPREAD THROUGH DRY GRASS AND SAGE BRUSH. AGRICULTURAL BURNING IS
  NOT RECOMMENDED TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

WYZ275-276-281-282-141000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.A.0003.150414T1900Z-150415T0200Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-CODY FOOTHILLS-
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
211 PM MDT MON APR 13 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276...281 AND 282...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275...276...281 AND 282.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRES MAY QUICKLY GROW OUT OF CONTROL WITH RAPID RATES
  OF SPREAD THROUGH DRY GRASS AND SAGE BRUSH. AGRICULTURAL BURNING IS
  NOT RECOMMENDED TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

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