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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
218 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM 6AM TO
10PM MDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES
475...476 AND 422 BELOW 7000 FEET...

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FROM NOON TO
10PM MDT FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 427 AND 410/413
BELOW 5000 FEET...

IDZ475-476-291200-
/O.UPG.KPIH.FW.A.0004.150829T1800Z-150830T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KPIH.FW.W.0006.150829T1200Z-150830T0400Z/
EAST SALMON RIVER MOUNTAINS/SALMON NF-
LEMHI AND LOST RIVER RANGE/CHALLIS NF-
218 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR SOUTHEAST IDAHO FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 475 AND 476...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN POCATELLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 10 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 475. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 476.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
  45 MPH AT MID AND UPPER SLOPES. 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
  MPH AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 25 PERCENT.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTS
  OVER 45 MPH.

* 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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Air Quality Alert

IDC037-292100-

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IDAHO FALLS ID
AIR QUALITY ALERT MESSAGE
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
257 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...AN AIR QUALITY ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE IDAHO
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY...

DUE TO WILD FIRE SMOKE...THE AIR QUALITY HAS BECOME VERY
UNHEALTHY IN CUSTER COUNTY OF IDAHO INCLUDING THE CITIES OF
STANLEY AND CHALLIS. THIS ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL
AIR QUALITY HAS SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED.

THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO INCREASED PARTICULATE OR
SMOKE LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO AVOID ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. ALL
OTHERS SHOULD SIGNIFICANTLY LIMIT OR AVOID PROLONGED OR STRENUOUS
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED ABOUT 2 PM MDT SATURDAY UNLESS
CONDITIONS IMPROVE AND THE ADVISORY IS NO LONGER NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE ACCESS THE DEPARTMENTS
WEBSITE AT.../USE ALL LOWER CASE/...
HTTP://WWW.DEQ.STATE.ID.US/AIR/AQINDEX.CFM

THIS STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE DEQ AIR QUALITY ANALYST...AIR
QUALITY DIVISION...IDAHO FALLS IDAHO. CONTACT AT 208 528 2650.



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