Fire danger remains at critical level in Fremont County; Chance of thundershowers Wednesday afternoon

The National Weather Service is continuing to urge extreme caution when doing any activity that could start a wildfire.

This includes campers, smokers, controlled burns, and any other activity that could result in a fire.


Low humidity, gusty winds, and dry conditions are adding to the extreme danger. A Red Flag Warning is again in place for much of Fremont County.

Scattered thundershowers are expected through the Riverton/Lander area Wednesday evening.

...Red Flag Warnings over western and southern Wyoming through

Thursday evening...

...Fire Weather Watch across central Wyoming Thursday afternoon

through the evening...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions continue across western and

southern Wyoming. Please see Red Flag Warnings for details.

A chance of thunderstorms across north central and east-central

Wyoming in the afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Thursday...Dry weather with gusty southwest winds will continue

to bring critical fire weather conditions across all but northern


Friday...Elevated fire weather conditions mainly over central and

southern areas.

Saturday and Sunday...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions

mainly over central and southern areas.

Monday and Tuesday...Elevated to critical fire weather conditions

over the southwest.