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Red Flag Warning from WED 12:00 PM MDT until WED 8:00 PM MDT

Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 8:00 pm Wednesday for Natrona County/Casper Bureau of Land Management, WY

...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 the Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.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.

Clear night

Today

67° 44°

Clear. Lows overnight in the low 40s.

Humidity:39%
Cloud Coverage:1%
Wind:SW at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:51:52 AM
Sunset:07:03:48 PM
DayPrecipTemp
Clear nightTue
0%67° 44°
Mostly clearWed
0%79° 48°
Partly cloudyThu
0%73° 41°
Partly cloudyFri
2%72° 42°
ClearSat
1%81° 48°
ClearSun
0%82° 47°
ClearMon
0%81° 48°
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