Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
959 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
TODAY...

.A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT. 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.

WYZ275-282-150400-
/O.EXT.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1800Z-150415T0400Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
959 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 275 AND
282...

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 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 INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ281-150400-
/O.EXT.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1800Z-150415T0400Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
959 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 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 INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ283-150400-
/O.EXT.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1800Z-150415T0400Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
959 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 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 INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-150400-
/O.EXT.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1600Z-150415T0400Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
959 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 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 INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

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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