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Tropics Continue Active

The tropics continue active this weekend, with Tropical Storm Erika moving west-northwestward near Cuba, and three named storms in the Pacific: Ignacio, Jimena, and Kilo. Interests in an near Florida should monitor Erika, and interests in and near the main Hawaiian Islands should monitor Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Salmon, Lemhi County Airport (KSMN)

Lat: 45.11667°NLon: 113.88333°WElev: 4045ft.

Mostly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 2:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles SW Salmon ID

Red Flag Warning August 29, 06:00 AM until Saturday 10:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Patchy smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 23 mph becoming light southwest  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms before midnight.  Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Patchy Smoke
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Patchy Smoke

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Patchy Smoke

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Patchy smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy smoke. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 23 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before noon, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after noon. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms before midnight. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after noon. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles SW Salmon ID
 45.09°N 114.06°W (Elev. 7036 ft)
2:14 pm MDT Aug 28, 2015
3am MDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm MDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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