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Red Flag Warning
Issued: 7:37 PM Sep. 21, 2021 – National Weather Service
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday. the
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* IMPACTS: Low humidity, unseasonably warm temperatures, and gusty
wind will create erratic fire behavior and rapid fire spread.

* AFFECTED AREA:
In Central WY...Fire Weather Zones 280 and 289.

* COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central WY...Fremont...Natrona.
In Southwest WY...Sweetwater.

* WIND: Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts around 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY: 11 to 14 percent.

* TEMPERATURES: Highs 75 to 80.

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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