- August 28, 2019

Red Flag Warning Wednesday

by Jackson Hole Radio News

A civil authority has issued A FIRE WARNING for the following counties or areas: Lincoln; Sublette; Teton, WY; at 2:47 AM on AUG 28, 2019 Effective until 8:17 PM. Message from NWS RIW.
…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING…
IMPACTS: Low Humidities and Strong Gusty Winds will create
erratic fire behavior and new fire starts.
AFFECTED AREA:
In Northwest WY Fire Zone    415.
In West Central WY Fire Zones…414…416.
COUNTIES AFFECTED:
In Central WY…Fremont.
In North Central WY…Park.
In West Central WY…Lincoln…Sublette…Teton.
WIND: West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
HUMIDITY: As low as 13 percent. 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.