Natrona County Lower Elevations Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:07 AM MDT on July 24, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT Friday for wind...low relative humidity...a Haines index of 5...and isolated dry thunderstorms for fire weather zones 280 and 300...

* affected area...fire weather zones 280 and 300.

* Winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 11 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.

Record Report
Statement as of 06:31 PM MDT on July 23, 2014

...Record high temperature set at Casper WY...

hot and dry southwest flow brought record heat to portions of the cowboy state today. A record high temperature of 100 degrees was set at Casper WY today. This ties the old record of 100 set in 2006.