Upper Snake Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 12:53 PM MDT on July 23, 2014

...Red flag warning in effect from 9 am to 9 PM MDT Thursday for gusty winds and low humidity for fire zones 410 and 425...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a red flag warning...which is in effect from 9 am to 9 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area: in Idaho...fire zone 410 upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls blm...fire zone 425 middle Snake River Valley/Twin Falls blm.

* Timing: Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Wind: increasing through the morning with gusts in excess of 35 mph by noon.

* Humidity: 7 to 14 percent.

* Impacts: the combination of gusty winds and low humidity will create critical fire weather conditions.

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. Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of the red flag warning for portions of southeast Idaho.