... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 11 PM MDT Friday for
scattered thunderstorms and outflow winds for Idaho fire weather
zones 410, 413, 422, 425, 475, and 476...
The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon to 11 PM MDT Friday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* Thunderstorms... scattered thunderstorms will develop Friday
afternoon. Frequent lightning and gusty outflow winds in
excess of 45 mph is likely, and up to 60 mph possible. New
fire starts are possible.
* 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 based on these criteria
for southeastern idaho:
* relative humidity at or below 15 percent and wind gusts of at
least 25 mph in the mountains, or 30 mph in the snake plain.
* Thunderstorm coverage of 25 percent, without specific rainfall
* Other high impact events deemed critical by the National
Weather Service and area fire management agencies.
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Issued: 1:58 PM MDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service