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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 2:27 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on March 29, 2015


... High wind watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a high wind
watch... which is in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Saturday evening.

* Summary and timing... northwest wind will increase during the
late afternoon hours Saturday and continue to blow through
Saturday evening.

* Wind... northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph possible.

* Impacts... motorists on interstates 25 and 90... especially across
the northern half of Johnson County... should be prepared for
very strong winds late Saturday afternoon and evening. Residents
should secure any loose items that may be blown around when the
winds increase.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a high wind watch means conditions are favorable for a
hazardous high wind event in and close to the watch area.

The latest Road conditions provided by the Wyoming Department of
Transportation are available by calling 5-1-1 or on the internet
at wyoroad.Info.



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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:42 PM MDT on March 27, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 28, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 281...

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 281.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph until about
4 PM MDT... then wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts
of 50 to 60 mph following passage of a cold front.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts... conditions may be favorable for intense fires with
rapid rates of spread.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.






Record Report

Statement as of 6:32 PM MDT on March 27, 2015


... Record high temperature set at Rock Springs today...

High pressure and mostly sunny skies brought warm temperatures to
Wyoming this afternoon which set a new record high temperature of 66
degrees at the Sweetwater Airport near Rock Springs today. This
breaks the old record of 64 that was set back in 1986.


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