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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
353 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

MTZ113-115-242200-
/O.UPG.KTFX.FW.A.0002.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.W.0002.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
353 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 113 AND 115...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREAT FALLS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 115 AND THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF
  BLAINE COUNTY IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 113.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON TO MIDNIGHT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 18 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S.

* IMPACTS...THIS CRITICAL COMBINATION OF GUSTY WIND AND LOW
  HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO RAPID AND DANGEROUS FIRE GROWTH ON ANY
  FIRE ACTIVITY. LIGHTNING STARTS ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO YESTERDAYS
  THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GREATFALLS

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
342 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM TODAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE ZONES 410 422 425
AND 427...

IDZ410-425-242100-
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.W.0006.140724T1500Z-140725T0300Z/
UPPER SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM-
MIDDLE SNAKE RIVER VALLEY/TWIN FALLS BLM-
342 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
ZONES 410 AND 425...

* AFFECTED AREA: IN IDAHO...FIRE ZONE 410 UPPER SNAKE RIVER
  VALLEY/IDAHO FALLS BLM...FIRE ZONE 425 MIDDLE SNAKE RIVER
  VALLEY/TWIN FALLS BLM.

* TIMING: THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WIND: INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
  35 MPH BY NOON.

* HUMIDITY: 7 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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. PLEASE ADVISE THE
APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG
WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
342 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM TODAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE ZONES 410 422 425
AND 427...

IDZ422-427-242100-
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.W.0006.140724T1500Z-140725T0300Z/
SAWTOOTH RANGE/NORTHERN SAWTOOTH NF-
GOOSE CREEK AND RAFT RIVER VALLEY/SOUTHERN SAWTOOTH NF-
342 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
ZONES 422 AND 427...

* AFFECTED AREA: IN IDAHO...FIRE ZONE 422 SAWTOOTH
  RANGE/NORTHERN SAWTOOTH NF...FIRE ZONE 427 GOOSE CREEK AND
  RAFT RIVER VALLEY/SOUTHERN SAWTOOTH NF.

* TIMING: THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WIND: INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
  25 TO 30 MPH BY NOON.

* HUMIDITY: 7 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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. PLEASE ADVISE THE
APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE FIELD OF THE RED FLAG
WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST IDAHO.

&&

$$


HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/POCATELLO

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
220 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

NVZ455-457-250030-
/O.CON.KLKN.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140725T0300Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE
COUNTY-
220 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
455 AND 457 ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 455 WHITE PINE COUNTY AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 457 LANDER/EUREKA COUNTIES SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
  50 PLUS NORTHERN NYE COUNTY.

* ELEVATION...AREAS ABOVE 7000 FEET. WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT TIME HOURS ACROSS THE
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN NYE AND WHITE PINE COUNTIES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT THE ONGOING FIRES
  ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN NYE AND WHITE PINE
  COUNTIES.

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 WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
250 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE RED FLAG
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA AND BRING A
COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION THIS MORNING. HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO
THE UPPER TEENS BEHIND THE FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AS STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS DEVELOP. WINDY AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS
THE REGION ON FRIDAY.

MTZ135>137-242200-
/O.UPG.KGGW.FW.A.0001.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.W.0002.140724T1800Z-140725T0600Z/
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
250 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
135...136 AND 137...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 135...136 AND 137.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...SWATHERS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT THROUGH GRASSES AND
  FIELDS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION DURING THIS TIME FRAME AND
  KEEP EXTRA WATER NEARBY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
222 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR ZONE 301 BEGINNING LATE THIS MORNING
AND CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.WEST WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE BY LATE THIS MORNING WITH
AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING TO AROUND 15 PERCENT. THE COMBINATION
OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MAINLY CONVERSE COUNTY
THIS AFTERNOON.

WYZ301-242200-
/O.UPG.KCYS.FW.A.0004.140724T1500Z-140725T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KCYS.FW.W.0008.140724T1500Z-140725T0000Z/
NIOBRARA/LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
GRASSLAND-
222 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE WEATHER
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...MAINLY THE WESTERN HALF OF ZONE 301. WHICH
  INCLUDES THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF CONVERSE/THUNDER BASIN NATIONAL
  GRASSLAND.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
  GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE CRITICAL AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR RAPID
  FIRE GROWTH.

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 VERY WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR FIRE ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE
WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM
TODAY AND AGAIN FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE
WILL BE A CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON FOR ZONES 279...280...AND 300.

WYZ279-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 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 ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR FIRE ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE
WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM
TODAY AND AGAIN FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE
WILL BE A CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON FOR ZONES 279...280...AND 300.

WYZ280-300-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR FIRE ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE
WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM
TODAY AND AGAIN FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE
WILL BE A CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON FOR ZONES 279...280...AND 300.

WYZ283-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5 FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 283...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR FIRE ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE
WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM
TODAY AND AGAIN FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE
WILL BE A CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON FOR ZONES 279...280...AND 300.

WYZ285-287-242200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND AND
A HAINES INDEX OF 5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR FIRE ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY
VEGETATION TO RESULT IN DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS FOR TODAY...
AND FRIDAY AFTERNOONS AND EARLY EVENINGS. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE
WIND TO COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM
TODAY AND AGAIN FROM NOON THROUGH 9 PM FRIDAY. ADDITIONALLY...THERE
WILL BE A CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED DRY THUNDERSTORM THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON FOR ZONES 279...280...AND 300.

WYZ276-242200-
/O.UPG.KRIW.FW.A.0002.140724T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
/O.EXB.KRIW.FW.W.0005.140724T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
207 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5 FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 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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