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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...RED FLAG
WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 275...281 AND 282...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO
6 WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO RESULT IN
DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE 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. ADDED IN ZONES 275...281 AND
282 THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...STRONG WIND AND
LOW RH.

WYZ276-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
CODY FOOTHILLS-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
AFTERNOON WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND A HAINES INDEX OF 5
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 276.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 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
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...RED FLAG
WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 275...281 AND 282...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO
6 WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO RESULT IN
DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE 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. ADDED IN ZONES 275...281 AND
282 THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...STRONG WIND AND
LOW RH.

WYZ279-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SWEETWATER COUNTY/ROCK SPRINGS BLM/FLAMING GORGE NRA-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY 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 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
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...RED FLAG
WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 275...281 AND 282...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO
6 WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO RESULT IN
DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE 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. ADDED IN ZONES 275...281 AND
282 THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...STRONG WIND AND
LOW RH.

WYZ280-300-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY 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 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
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...RED FLAG
WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 275...281 AND 282...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO
6 WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO RESULT IN
DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE 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. ADDED IN ZONES 275...281 AND
282 THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...STRONG WIND AND
LOW RH.

WYZ283-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY 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
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
ZONES 276...279...280...283...285...287 AND 300... ...RED FLAG
WARNING UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING FOR 275...281 AND 282...

.WIND...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH HAINES INDEX OF 5 TO
6 WILL COMBINE WITH CRITICALLY DRY VEGETATION TO RESULT IN
DANGEROUS BURNING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE TIME FRAME FOR THE WIND TO
COMBINE WITH THE LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR POTENTIAL CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE 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. ADDED IN ZONES 275...281 AND
282 THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR HOT TEMPERATURES...STRONG WIND AND
LOW RH.

WYZ285-287-251000-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140726T0300Z/
SOUTH BIGHORN MOUNTAINS-OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS-
902 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FRIDAY 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
317 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

MTZ113-115-250600-
/O.CON.KTFX.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140725T0600Z/
HILL AND BLAINE COUNTIES-CHOUTEAU AND FERGUS COUNTIES-
317 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
113 AND 115...

* 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 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 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 GLASGOW MT
316 PM 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. HUMIDITY IN THE LOWER 20S MAY RISE
THROUGH THE EVENING BUT WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG. WINDY AND DRIER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY.

MTZ135>137-250600-
/O.NEW.KGGW.FW.A.0002.140725T1600Z-140726T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGGW.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140725T0600Z/
LITTLE ROCKIES-
LOWER MISSOURI RIVER BREAKS INCLUDING CHARLES M. RUSSELL REFUGE-
SOUTHERN PETROLEUM-SOUTHERN GARFIELD-
316 PM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 135...
136 AND 137...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 135...136 AND 137...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GLASGOW HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.

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

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 16 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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THESE
AREAS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GLASGOW

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