A Red Flag Warning has been posted for much of southern Wyoming today, according to the National Weather Service.

The agency posted this statement on its website:

''Red Flag Warning on Thursday for a large area of South Central and Southwest Wyoming from 12PM-8PM. The Sierra Madre Mountains have been added for the Cheyenne Weather Service Region. Gusty winds and low humidity will make a favorable environment for rapid growth and development of fires. Outdoor burning is NOT recommended. ''