Areas Affected: Central and Northern Carbon, Ferris-Seminoe-Shirley Mountains; Platte, Goshen, Central and Eastern Laramie; Sierra Madre Range, Medicine Bow NF; South Laramie Range, Medicine Bow NF; Southwest Carbon County
...RED FLAG WARNING FOR SUNDAY UPDATED TO INCLUDE FIRE WEATHER
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 303, 304,
305, 309, AND 310...
* WIND...West to northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph.
* HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent in the afternoon.
* HAINES INDEX...5 to 6 in the afternoon and evening.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now...or will shortly. A combination of gusty winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.