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Elevated fire weather conditions persist on Tuesday

The risk for wildfires is elevated on Tuesday in portions of the Northwest. The combination of warm, windy and dry conditions will cause any fire that develops to potentially spread rapidly. These conditions are expected to persist through Tuesday evening. Numerous Red Flag Warnings have been issued.
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Current conditions at

Challis, Challis Airport (KLLJ)

Lat: 44.52278°NLon: 114.215°WElev: 5072ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed S 25 G 33 MPH
Barometer 30.01 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 03 Aug 6:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles NNW Clayton ID

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light west southwest wind becoming west 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light west southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light west southwest wind becoming west 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles NNW Clayton ID
 44.39°N 114.5°W (Elev. 6768 ft)
2:37 pm MDT Aug 3, 2015
7pm MDT Aug 3, 2015-6pm MDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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