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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:17 AM MDT Sep. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Fire Weather
Watch, which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday

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

* Affected area:
in central WY... fire weather zones 280... 283... 285... 288...
289 and 300.

* Counties affected:
in central WY... Fremont... Natrona.
In north central WY... Hot Springs... Johnson... Washakie.
In southwest WY... Sweetwater.
In west central WY... Sublette.

* Wind: west southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity: 8 to 13 percent.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible red
flag warnings.


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