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Statewide Fire Weather Warnings

By: Ashleigh Bryant
(KGWN)
Updated: Jul. 8, 2021 at 12:10 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -

Three-quarters of the state is under a Fire Weather Warning today. Though it looks like one big statewide warning, it is contains two separate Fire Weather Warnings. These are separate warnings because they are in effect until different times over the next two days. These Fire Weather Warnings come the mixture of hot temperatures becoming present again and dry air conditions.

The first Fire Weather Warning effects the following counties until Thursday (Today) at 8p: Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Laramie, Niobrara, Platte, and Weston

The second Fire Weather Warning effects the following counties until Friday at 9p: Fremont, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Natrona, Park, Sublette, Sweetwater, Uinta, Teton

Three-quarters of the state is under a Fire Weather Warning today. Though it looks to be one...
Three-quarters of the state is under a Fire Weather Warning today. Though it looks to be one big warning, there are two embedded within the state.(Ashleigh Bryant)

On top of the numerous counties under Fire Weather Warnings, the Storm Prediction Center has over half of the state in an Elevated Fire Risk today on the outlook. The Elevated Risk extends across the southern half of the state and into the northwest corner. There is also indication that dry thunderstorms may be present today in the areas surrounding Casper, Rawlins, and towards Cheyenne.

Majority of the state is placed under an Elevated Risk for fire today. There is also a risk for...
Majority of the state is placed under an Elevated Risk for fire today. There is also a risk for dry thunderstorms in areas surrounding Casper, Rawlins, and towards Cheyenne.(Ashleigh Bryant)

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