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Wyoming, Upper Green River Basin Foothills

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 9:32 AM MDT on August 29, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect below 8500 feet from 1 PM this
afternoon to 9 PM MDT this evening for gusty wind... low
humidity... warm temperatures... high Haines index... and dry
thunderstorms...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a red flag
warning... which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 9 PM MDT
this evening.

* Wind... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Gusts to around 40 mph possible late this afternoon.

* Maximum temperatures... 80 to 85.

* Humidity... dropping to 15 to 19 percent.

* Thunderstorms... isolated to widely scattered dry thunderstorms.

* Haines index... 6.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended and campfires need to be out
cold.

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 extreme fire behavior.





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