ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS...BEHIND YESTERDAYS COLD FRONT...WILL

CONTINUE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING. GUSTY WINDS...OF 25-35 MPH...ARE

THEN EXPECTED TO DIMINISH DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY

EVENING HOURS TODAY...DIMINISHING THE ELEVATED FIRE

DANGER. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT THE NEXT FEW

DAYS...HOWEVER...VERY DRY AIR WILL REMAIN PRESENT ACROSS THE

STATE THROUGH AT LEAST THE END OF THE WEEK...AND POSSIBLY INTO THE

WEEKEND.

PLEASE BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS WITH FIRE THIS AFTERNOON. BE MINDFUL OF

WHAT COULD CAUSE A SPARK...NOT ALL SOURCES ARE OBVIOUS...FOR

INSTANCE...DO NOT PARK A TRUCK OR ATV IN TALL GRASS AND BE SURE

THAT YOU SECURE ANY CHAINS INVOLVED IN TOWING A VEHICLE. SOME OF

THE MORE OBVIOUS SOURCES INCLUDE ABANDONED

CAMPFIRES...WELDING...AND AGRICULTURAL BURNING.