Lander Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:37 PM MDT on March 30, 2015

... Red flag warning now in effect until 9 PM MDT Tuesday for wind
and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 283...

* affected area... fire weather zone 283. A lull in critical fire
weather conditions is expected this evening and into Tuesday
morning. By Tuesday afternoon... winds will increase and humidity
will decrease to return the area to critical fire behavior.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. The
strongest wind looks to occur in the late afternoon and early
evening hours.

* Relative humidity... as low as 13 percent.

* Impacts... residents in this area are advised not to conduct
any burning this afternoon... as any fire could rapidly spread
through fine fuels such as grasses and small vegetation.

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.

Record Report
Statement as of 01:28 am MDT on March 30, 2015

... Record high temperature set at Riverton WY...

another warm Spring day brought above normal temperatures once
again across the state. A record high temperature of 67 degrees was
set at Riverton WY yesterday. This breaks the old record of 63 set
in 2014. Note the records for the Riverton site only date back to

The record high temperature at the cooperative observer site in
Riverton for March 29 is 76 degrees... which was set in 1986.

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