Natrona County, Wyoming
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Fire Weather Warning
WYZ280-283-289-060700-
/O.CON.KRIW.FW.W.0018.150905T1900Z-150907T0300Z/
NATRONA COUNTY/CASPER BLM-UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN/WIND RIVER BASIN-
GRANITE/GREEN/FERRIS/RATTLESNAKE MOUNTAINS-
255 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR STRONG WIND...LOW HUMIDITY AND CRITICAL
LIGHTNING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 280... 283 AND 289...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 280. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 283.
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 289.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT WINDS WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH TONIGHT... CONTINUING THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 TO 15 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.
NEAR 10 PERCENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* LIGHTNING...ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

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 EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
WYZ003>007-010-011-016>020-022-052100-
CODY FOOTHILLS-NORTH BIG HORN BASIN-SOUTHWEST BIG HORN BASIN-
SOUTHEAST BIG HORN BASIN-OWL CREEK AND BRIDGER MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
UPPER WIND RIVER BASIN-WIND RIVER BASIN-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CODY...POWELL...LOVELL...GREYBULL...
THERMOPOLIS...WORLAND...BUFFALO...KAYCEE...DUBOIS...RIVERTON...
LANDER...JEFFREY CITY...BAIROIL...CASPER
405 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...SHARP COLD FRONT TO BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND ACTIVE
WEATHER TO START THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE...AND ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT...WILL
PUSH ACROSS THE COWBOY STATE THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
AHEAD OF THIS FRONT TODAY ACROSS CENTRAL WYOMING. A FEW STORMS
COULD PRODUCE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES. IN
ADDITION...DRY AND BREEZY WINDS AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING FRONT
COULD BRING ELEVATED TO EXTREME FIRE DANGER ACROSS CENTRAL WYOMING
THIS AFTERNOON. SEE THE RED FLAG WARNING FOR MORE DETAILS. THE
MENTIONED COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS CENTRAL WYOMING THIS EVENING
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THIS WILL BRING MAINLY ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS CENTRAL WYOMING THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS....WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW ABOVE 8500 FEET EXPECTED
ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING. ANY LINGERING SHOWERS AND MOUNTAIN SNOW IS
THEN EXPECTED TO DIMINISH QUICKLY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

DRY...BUT WINDY CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF
SUNDAY INTO LABOR DAY. MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR
SUNDAY...WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S AND 70S. MORNING LOWS ON MONDAY
WILL BE IN THE 40S...WITH SLIGHTLY WARMER DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE 60S
AND 70S FOR CENTRAL WYOMING.

$$

Special Weather Statement
WYZ008-009-052100-
BIGHORN MOUNTAINS WEST-BIGHORN MOUNTAINS SOUTHEAST-
405 AM MDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...SHARP COLD FRONT TO BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES AND POSSIBLE
MOUNTAIN SNOW THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE...AND ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT...WILL
PUSH ACROSS THE COWBOY STATE THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND. WIDESPREAD
AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AHEAD OF
THIS FRONT TODAY ACROSS THE BIGHORN MOUNTAINS. A FEW STORMS COULD
PRODUCE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES. THE MENTIONED
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS NORTHERN WYOMING LATE THIS EVENING.
THIS WILL BRING MAINLY SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS THE BIGHORN
MOUNTAINS. SOME SNOW COULD DEVELOP ABOVE 8500 FEET EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...BUT LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR.

DRY CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF SUNDAY INTO LABOR
DAY. MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY...WITH HIGHS
IN THE 40S AND 50S. MORNING LOWS ON MONDAY WILL BE IN THE 20S AND
LOW 30S...WITH SLIGHTLY WARMER DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE 50S EXPECTED.

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