Wednesday Fire Weather Watch upgraded to Red Flag Warning

(Fremont County, WY) – The forecast shared earlier today noted a Fire Weather Watch was in effect from noon to 8 pm on Wednesday, August 25th. That has now been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning and includes a significant portion of Fremont County.

Warm weather, low humidity, and gusty winds will create favorable conditions for fires to spread rapidly, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

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“A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Wednesday from Noon until 8 pm. Humidity as low as 12 percent and southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected.”

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