Natrona County Lower Elevations Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:02 AM MDT on September 02, 2014

...Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 280... ...Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 280...

* affected area...fire weather zone 280.

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

* Relative humidity...as low as 11 percent.

* Cold front...a dry cold front will drop south into the area late on Wednesday...shifting the winds to the north with gusts to 45 mph.

* Impacts...conditions will be favorable for intense fires with rapid rates of spread.

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.