Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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

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

.A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THIS 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.

WYZ275-282-142200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1900Z-150415T0200Z/
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-SOUTH BIG HORN BASIN/WORLAND BLM-
256 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 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 12 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 THIS AFTERNOON 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.

&&

$$

WYZ281-142200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1900Z-150415T0200Z/
JOHNSON COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
256 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 281...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 281.

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

&&

$$

WYZ283-142200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1900Z-150415T0200Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
256 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 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 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.

&&

$$

WYZ280-142200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0010.150414T1900Z-150415T0200Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-
256 AM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 280...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 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 TUESDAY AFTERNOON 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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