Upper Wind River Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 11:41 PM MDT on July 22, 2014

...Red flag warning in effect from noon Wednesday to 9 PM MDT Friday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 283...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a red flag warning for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect from noon Wednesday to 9 PM MDT Friday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area...fire weather zone 283.

* Winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...dropping to 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts...conditions will be favorable for extreme fire behavior and rapid rates of spread in dry fuels.

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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