035  
FNUS65 KRIW 191949  
RFDRIW  
 
FIRE DANGER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY  
149 PM MDT MON AUG 19 2019  
 
WYC013-017-029-039-200330-  
FREMONT-HOT SPRINGS-PARK-TETON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RIVERTON, LANDER, DUBOIS, THERMOPOLIS,  
CODY, POWELL, AND JACKSON  
149 PM MDT MON AUG 19 2019  
 
...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY  
EVENING...  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD IN  
WILDLAND FUELS, INCLUDING GRASSES AND SHRUBS.  
 
WHERE: PORTIONS OF PARK AND TETON COUNTIES THAT INCLUDE  
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, THE REST OF PARK COUNTY, PORTIONS OF  
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY THAT INCLUDES THE OWL CREEK MOUNTAINS AND  
PORTIONS OF FREMONT COUNTY THAT INCLUDES SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE  
ABSAROKA MOUNTAINS.  
 
WHEN: NOW UNTIL 9 PM MDT.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 13 TO 20 PERCENT.  
 
WIND: SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH EXPECTED NEAR CODY AND MEETEETSE.  
 
TEMPERATURE: 70 TO 75 DEGREES IN THE MOUNTAINS AND YELLOWSTONE.  
85 TO 90 DEGREES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.  
 
IMPACT: FIRE AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT WEATHER  
CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIGNIFICANT  
WIND-DRIVEN GRASS AND SHRUB FIRES.  
 

 
 
MCDONALD  
 
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