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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:49 AM MDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

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

* Affected area:
in central WY... fire weather zone 283.

* Counties affected:
in central WY... Fremont.

* Wind: southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Humidity: as low as 9 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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