Natrona County Lower Elevations Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:42 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 280...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 280.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 11 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... conditions may 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.