Weather Update: Warm afternoons, breezy conditions for most of week

With warm afternoons, mostly dry weather, and breezy conditions continuing across Fremont County this week, Riverton’s National Weather Service office has issued another significant weather advisory, noting that fire danger remains extremely high.

Riverton and Lander high-temperatures will remain in the mid-80’s most of the week. Dubois will reach the lower to mid 70’s most of the week, before a cool-down Thursday and Friday.

...Elevated to Critical Fire Weather Conditions for much of the
area this week...

A very dry atmosphere with periods of breezy to windy conditions
will keep elevated to possibly critical fire weather conditions
across the area this week. The worst day from Southwest Wyoming to
around Casper may be Wednesday with the strongest southwest flow
expected ahead of an approaching cold front.

Check for local burning restrictions in your area. Outdoor burning
is highly discouraged! Activities that produce sparks, such as
grinding and welding are not recommended. Avoid parking in high
grass and do not throw cigarette butts out. Drown your campfires!

Stay tuned for further statements and possible fire weather
watches or warnings into next week.

...Red Flag Warning for southern Lincoln County and the Green and
Rattlesnake Range this afternoon...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather for portions southern Lincoln and the Green
Mountains this afternoon. Elevated fire behavior likely for much
of the southern half of Wyoming this afternoon..

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Tuesday through Friday...Elevated to possibly critical fire
weather conditions at times over the central and southern areas.

Thursday and Thursday night...Isolated thunderstorms over far
northwest Wyoming.





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