Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
345 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AT NOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING at 9 PM MDT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR EAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 422, 475 and 476...

IDZ422-475-476-192100-
/O.CON.KPIH.FW.W.0010.170819T1800Z-170820T0300Z/
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
345 AM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AT NOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING at 9 PM MDT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR EAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 422, 475 and 476...

* AFFECTED AREA...Southeast Idaho Fire weather zones 422, 475 and
  476.

* WIND...West southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30
  mph. At mid and upper slopes...southwest 20 to 25 mph with
  gusts around 35 mph.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum 7 to 16 percent for zones 475 and 476...and
  12 to 18 percent for zone 422.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. Fires may experience
rapid rates of growth. Please advise the appropriate officials or
fire crews in the field of the red flag warning for portions of
Southeast Idaho.

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