North Big Horn Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 2:52 PM MDT on August 28, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 9 PM MDT
Saturday for strong wind... low humidity and a Haines index of 6...

* wind... southwest 10 to 15 mph with occasional gusts to 25 mph
early afternoon in deeper basins and sheltered areas on
Saturday... widespread 15 to 25 mph winds with gusts around 35
mph developing after 1500

* humidity... 7 to 15 percent.

* Haines index... 6

* 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.