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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
325 AM PDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.A THERMAL TROUGH ALONG THE SOUTHWEST OREGON COAST WILL HELP
GENERATE GUSTY WINDS IN NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED WEST SIDE VALLEYS
OVER THE NEXT FEW AFTERNOONS. A WARM AND DRY WEATHER PATTERN WILL
COMBINE WITH THESE GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS TO PRODUCE THE POTENTIAL
FOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THE ILLINOIS AND APPLEGATE
VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

ORZ620-260300-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FW.A.0017.140725T2000Z-140726T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FW.W.0020.140725T2000Z-140726T0300Z/
WESTERN ROGUE BASIN INCLUDING THE ILLINOIS VALLEY-
325 AM PDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE ZONE 620...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH TO A RED FLAG WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1
PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA: THE ILLINOIS VALLEY AND PORTIONS OF THE APPLEGATE
  VALLEY IN FIRE WEATHER ZONE 620.

* WIND: NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY THIS EVENING.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 12 TO 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS: THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
  HUMIDITIES WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/ZYV5

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.

&&

$$

SPILDE

VISIT US AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
334 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...GUSTY WIND AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE RED FLAG CONDITIONS
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.WITH CONTINUING LOW HUMIDITY TODAY AFTER POOR RECOVERY OVERNIGHT
AND STRONG GUSTY WEST WINDS...CRITICAL FIRE CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY FOR THE REGION.

MTZ135>137-252200-
/O.UPG.KGGW.FW.A.0002.140725T1600Z-140726T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.W.0003.140725T1600Z-140726T0400Z/
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
334 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM
MDT THIS EVENING 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 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE FIRE
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

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

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 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 GREAT FALLS MT
322 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MTZ113-115-252100-
/O.NEW.KTFX.FW.W.0003.140725T1800Z-140726T0600Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
322 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 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.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 113 AND 115.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

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

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
  COULD LEAD TO RAPID FIRE GROWTH ON ANY FIRE ACTIVITY. LIGHTNING
  STARTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM RECENT 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 RIVERTON WY
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT FOR FIRE ZONES
279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 WILL
COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AND RESULT IN DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING. 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
TONIGHT.

WYZ279-252200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR AFTERNOON WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX
OF 5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 279.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 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
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT FOR FIRE ZONES
279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 WILL
COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AND RESULT IN DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING. 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
TONIGHT.

WYZ285-287-252200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR AFTERNOON WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX
OF 5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 285 AND 287...

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

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT FOR FIRE ZONES
279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 WILL
COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AND RESULT IN DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING. 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
TONIGHT.

WYZ280-300-252200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR AFTERNOON WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX
OF 5 FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280 AND 300.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 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
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT TONIGHT FOR FIRE ZONES
279...280...283...285...287 AND 300...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 WILL
COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION AND RESULT IN DANGEROUS
BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING. 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
TONIGHT.

WYZ283-252200-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
226 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 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...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
147 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

UTZ495-252200-
/O.COR.KSLC.FW.W.0019.140725T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
COLOR COUNTRY WEST DESERT-
147 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
495...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 495 COLOR COUNTRY WEST
  DESERT.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE INTO THE
  EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING INTO THE 6 TO 12 PERCENT RANGE BY
  EARLY AFTERNOON...AND NOT RECOVERING ABOVE 15 PERCENT UNTIL MID
  TO LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
  WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

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...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
147 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

UTZ492-252200-
/O.NEW.KSLC.FW.W.0019.140725T1800Z-140726T0300Z/
CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT-
147 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
492 BELOW 7000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING BELOW 7000 FEET FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 492 CENTRAL UTAH WEST DESERT
  BELOW 7000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  35 MPH WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE INTO THE
  EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...FALLING INTO THE 6 TO 12 PERCENT RANGE BY
  EARLY AFTERNOON...AND NOT RECOVERING ABOVE 15 PERCENT UNTIL MID
  TO LATE EVENING.

* IMPACTS...COMBINATION OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS
  WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

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