Statewide Fire Weather Warnings
By: Ashleigh Bryant
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
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.
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