Upper Wind River Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 12:55 PM MDT on September 01, 2014

...Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Tuesday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 283... ...Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 283...

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 8 PM MDT Tuesday. A red flag warning has also been issued from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Affected area...fire weather zone 283.

* Winds...southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity...as low as 14 percent.

* 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.

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