Red Flag Alert posted for Fremont, Sweetwater and Natrona counties
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for much of Fremont, Sweetwater and Natrona Counties today and tomorrow through 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Here’s the notice from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton:
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 279...280... 283 AND 289... ...RED FLAG WARNING AGAIN IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 279...280...283 AND 289... .DRY WEST SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER WYOMING THIS AFTERNOON AND REMAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF WYOMING AFTER NOON CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING. THE VERY LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL REDEVELOP AFTER NOON ON WEDNESDAY CONTINUING UNTIL AROUND 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE STATE LATE ON WEDNESDAY...SHIFTING WINDS TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS REMAINING GUSTY. Copied below are the individual fire weather zone locations: