Rock Springs, WY (82901)

10:11 AM MDT on August 29, 2015 (GMT -0600)
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Elevation: 6759 ft
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Elev 6759 ft 41.59 °N, 109.05 °W | Updated 17 minutes ago

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6:38 AM 7:54 PM
Full, 100% visible
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 9.90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KRKS 291554Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/03 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02110028
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 30%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 9.90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KRKS 291554Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 21/03 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02110028

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Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 9:32 AM MDT on August 29, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
for gusty wind... low humidity... hot temperatures... and a Haines
index of 6...

* wind... southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph in zone 277
and in more exposed and wind prone areas of 279. These winds
will become more widespread after 1500.

* Maximum temperatures... 83 to 88.

* Humidity... 10 to 15 percent.

* Haines index... 6

* impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended and campfires need to be out
cold.

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.