Caribou Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 3:42 AM MDT on July 24, 2014

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

* affected area: in zone 410 upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls 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.