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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
154 PM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

WYZ001>020-022>030-271100-
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS-CODY FOOTHILLS-
NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-JACKSON HOLE-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-STAR VALLEY-
SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN FOOTHILLS-
UPPER GREEN RIVER BASIN-SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
154 PM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR MUCH OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN WYOMING IN
EFFECT FROM 12 NOON SATURDAY THROUGH 8 PM SATURDAY EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE DAY...WITH
COVERAGE STEADILY INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY WIND...HEAVY
RAIN...AND SMALL HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH STORMS TODAY. LIGHT
SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SATURDAY...WARM...DRY AND WIND CONDITIONS WILL BE PRESENT ACROSS
SOUTHERN AND WESTERN WYOMING. THIS MAY RESULT IN ELEVATED TO
POSSIBLY CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...SLIGHT CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH AND
WEST. BREEZY AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL BRING ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE SOUTH AND CENTRAL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY HAIL SIZES AND WIND GUSTS
OVER 45 MPH.


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TEAM RIVERTON



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
129 PM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR NOON TO 8 PM MDT SATURDAY...

.DRY WARMER GUSTY WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER
MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING COMBINING WITH CRITICALLY DRY FUELS AND NUMEROUS
ACTIVE WILDFIRES WARRANTING A FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

WYZ283-270900-
/O.NEW.KRIW.FW.A.0017.160827T1800Z-160828T0200Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
129 PM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...STRONG WIND
GUSTS AND CRITICALLY DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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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