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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 12:24 PM MDT Sep. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT Thursday...

* impacts: low humidities and strong gusty winds will create
erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.

* Discussion: these critical fire weather conditions will
continue through Thursday, with critical rh values and west-
southwest winds with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Affected area:
in northwest WY fire zone... .415.
In west central WY fire zones... 278... 414... 416.

* Counties affected:
in central WY... Fremont.
In north central WY... park.
In southwest WY... Sweetwater... Teton.
In west central WY... Lincoln... Sublette.

* Wind: west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity: as low as 10 percent.

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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