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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boise ID
811 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

.Isolated thunderstorms this morning will expand in coverage to
scattered early this afternoon across Southwest Idaho and early
this evening across Southeast Oregon. Little rain with gusts up to
40 mph are possible with the strongest storms. Prevailing
southwest winds will also be on the increase later today through
Wednesday morning ahead of an approaching cold front. Drier and
cooler conditions are expected Wednesday.

IDZ423-426-ORZ637-240000-
/O.EXT.KBOI.FW.W.0004.190723T1800Z-190724T0600Z/
Owyhee Mountains-Southern Highlands-Vale BLM-
811 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019 /711 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019/

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT /11 AM PDT/ TODAY
TO MIDNIGHT MDT /11 PM PDT/ TONIGHT FOR LIGHTNING FOR OWYHEE
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS AND VALE BLM...WHICH ARE FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 423...426 AND 637...

* THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered thunderstorms are expected early this
  afternoon across 423 and 426. Storms will develop early this evening
  across 637.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusts to 40 mph are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means
that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now,
or will shortly.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will occur shortly.

&&

$$


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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boise ID
811 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

.Isolated thunderstorms this morning will expand in coverage to
scattered early this afternoon across Southwest Idaho and early
this evening across Southeast Oregon. Little rain with gusts up to
40 mph are possible with the strongest storms. Prevailing
southwest winds will also be on the increase later today through
Wednesday morning ahead of an approaching cold front. Drier and
cooler conditions are expected Wednesday.

IDZ400-401-420-424-240000-
/O.EXB.KBOI.FW.W.0004.190723T1800Z-190724T0600Z/
Northern Boise BLM-Western Payette National Forest-
Treasure Valley BLM-Western Twin Falls BLM-
811 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR LIGHTNING FOR NORTHERN BOISE BLM...WESTERN PAYETTE
NATIONAL FOREST...TREASURE VALLEY BLM AND WESTERN TWIN FALLS
BLM...WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 400...401...420 AND 424...

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from noon today to midnight MDT
tonight.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Scattered thunderstorms Today. Expect storms
  this afternoon across 424 and this evening across 400, 401
  and 420.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusts to 40 mph are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means
that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now,
or will shortly.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will occur shortly.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Spokane WA
510 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE CASCADES THIS MORNING AND THEN
ACROSS THE COLUMBIA BASIN THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...

.Scattered thunderstorms have developed this morning along the East
Slopes of the Cascades ahead of a cold front. Storms will shift to
the Columbia Basin during the evening and overnight hours.
These storms will carry light to moderate rain but with low chances
for wetting rains.  Gusty winds will develop behind the cold front
into Wednesday morning.

WAZ673-674-240000-
/O.CON.KOTX.FW.W.0004.190724T0100Z-190724T1200Z/
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
East Washington Palouse and Spokane Area (Zone 674)-
510 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 673 AND 674...

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 673 East Washington Northern
  Columbia Basin (Zone 673) and Fire Weather Zone 674 East
  Washington Palouse and Spokane Area (Zone 674).

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms (LAL 3) capable of
  abundant lightning and ignitions.

* Outflow Winds: Thunderstorms will be capable of outflow winds
  of 40 mph or greater. As the storms clear east...gusty winds
  will develop with sustained speeds of 15 to 25 mph and gusts
  to 40 mph.

* Impacts: New ignitions in the cured grasses could spread
  rapidly from the combination of outflow winds near
  thunderstorms and strong winds developing with the trailing
  cold front.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Spokane WA
510 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE CASCADES THIS MORNING AND THEN
ACROSS THE COLUMBIA BASIN THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...

.Scattered thunderstorms have developed this morning along the East
Slopes of the Cascades ahead of a cold front. Storms will shift to
the Columbia Basin during the evening and overnight hours.
These storms will carry light to moderate rain but with low chances
for wetting rains.  Gusty winds will develop behind the cold front
into Wednesday morning.

WAZ676-677-240000-
/O.COR.KOTX.FW.W.0004.190723T1210Z-190724T0600Z/
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
510 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 676 AND
677...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Red Flag
Warning for thunderstorms, which is in effect until 11 PM PDT
this evening.

* Affected Area: Fire Weather Zone 676 East Washington South
  Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676) and Fire Weather Zone 677
  East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677).

* Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms (LAL 3) capable of
  abundant lightning and ignitions this morning. Isolated
  thunderstorms (LAL 2) are possible this afternoon and evening.

* Outflow Winds: Thunderstorms will be capable of outflow winds
  of 40 mph or greater. As the storms clear east...gusty winds
  will develop with sustained speeds of 15 to 25 mph and gusts
  to 40 mph.

* Impacts: New ignitions in the cured grasses could spread
  rapidly from the combination of outflow winds near
  thunderstorms and strong winds developing with the trailing
  cold front.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
311 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A cold front will move across the region later today with a
chance of thunderstorms followed by increasing westerly winds.

ORZ640-641-WAZ641-675-232200-
/O.UPG.KPDT.FW.A.0004.190723T2100Z-190724T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KPDT.FW.W.0006.190723T2100Z-190724T1200Z/
Central Mountains of Oregon-Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-
Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin-
311 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING FOLLOWED BY GUSTY WINDS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 640, 641, AND 675...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 5 AM PDT
Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...In ORZ640...Fire weather zone 640. In ORZ641...
  Fire weather zone 641. In WAZ641...Fire weather zone 641. In
  WAZ675...Fire weather zone 675.

* TIMING...Peak lightning activity will be late afternoon through
  the evening. Strongest winds will be evening and overnight.

* LIGHTNING ACTIVITY...Starting at 2 late afternoon then rising to
  3 during the evening.

* PRECIPITATION...Precipitation will be light and storms will
  move fast so the chance of wetting rain is low.

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will spread rapidly as breezy
  to windy conditions are likely by evening.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
233 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

ORZ624-240100-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.190723T2100Z-190724T0300Z/
Klamath Basin and the Fremont-Winema National Forest-
233 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 624...

* Affected area: In South Central OR...Southeast corner of
  Klamath County east of Bonanza and Beatty. Southwest corner
  of Lake County south of Paisley.

* Wind...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity...Minimum humidities 10 to 13 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Strong winds and low relative humidities will cause fires to
spread very rapidly.

&&

$$

Stavish

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
233 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

CAZ285-240100-
/O.CON.KMFR.FW.W.0002.190723T2100Z-190724T0300Z/
Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley-
233 AM PDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG GUSTY WIND WITH LOW RH FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 285...

* Affected area: In Northern CA...The central portion of Modoc
  County. West of the Warner Mountains and east of Newell and
  Tionesta.

* Wind...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Humidity...Minimum humidities 8 to 13 percent.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Strong winds and low relative humidities will cause fires to
spread very rapidly.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
315 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

UTZ478-492-493-495-496-232200-
/O.CON.KSLC.FW.W.0009.190723T1800Z-190724T0600Z/
Salt Lake Desert-Central Utah West Desert-Central Utah Mountains-
Color Country West Desert-Color Country Mountains-
315 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT
MDT TONIGHT FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 478...492...493...495 AND 496...

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 478 Salt Lake Desert...Fire
  Weather Zone 492 Central Utah West Desert...Fire Weather Zone
  493 Central Utah Mountains...Fire Weather Zone 495 Color
  Country West Desert and Fire Weather Zone 496 Color Country
  Mountains.

* IMPACTS...New wildfire starts due to lightning are expected.
  Locally strong/gusty outflow winds may contribute to rapidly
  spreading fires.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms
  developing early in the afternoon, lasting through the
  evening. Little to no rainfall is expected.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Strong/gusty winds, exceeding 40 mph, are
  possible near thunderstorm/shower activity.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
lightning...dry fuel conditions...and gusty microburst winds will
create favorable conditions for new fire starts and extreme fire
behavior.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
300 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

IDZ410-232100-
/O.NEW.KPIH.FW.W.0008.190723T1800Z-190724T0600Z/
Upper Snake River Valley/Idaho Falls BLM-
300 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 410...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Red Flag
Warning for Scattered thunderstorms, which is in effect from noon
today to midnight MDT tonight.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 410 Upper Snake River
  Valley/Idaho Falls BLM.

* TIMING...Noon today through midnight

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...30 to 40 mph with potential for gusts over 50
  mph with stronger storms.

* LAL...6.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are expected to
  develop in the next 12 to 24 hours. Be prepared for conditions
  that could result in extensive wildland fire behavior.

* THUNDERSTORMS: Dry with very little potential for wetting
  rains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly based on these criteria
for Southeastern Idaho:

* Thunderstorm coverage of 25 percent, without specific rainfall
  criteria.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
300 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

IDZ427-232100-
/O.UPG.KPIH.FW.A.0002.190723T1800Z-190724T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KPIH.FW.W.0008.190723T1800Z-190724T0600Z/
Goose Creek and Raft River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls
BLM south of the Snake River-
300 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 427...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Red Flag
Warning for Scattered Thunderstorms, which is in effect from noon
today to midnight MDT tonight. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 427 Goose Creek and Raft
  River Valley/Southern Sawtooth NF/Twin Falls BLM south of the
  Snake River.

* TIMING...Noon today through midnight.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...30 to 40 mph with potential for gusts over 50
  mph with stronger storms.

* LAL...6.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are expected to
  develop in the next 12 to 24 hours. Be prepared for conditions
  that could result in extensive wildland fire behavior.

* THUNDERSTORMS: Dry with very little potential for wetting
  rains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly based on these criteria
for Southeastern Idaho:

* Thunderstorm coverage of 25 percent, without specific rainfall
  criteria.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pocatello ID
300 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

IDZ422-475-476-232100-
/O.UPG.KPIH.FW.A.0002.190723T1200Z-190724T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KPIH.FW.W.0008.190723T1200Z-190724T0300Z/
Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF-
East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF-
Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF-
300 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
422, 475 AND 476...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Red Flag
Warning for Scattered Thunderstorms, which is in effect from 6 AM
this morning to 9 PM MDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is
no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire Weather Zone 422 Sawtooth Range/Northern
  Sawtooth NF, Fire Weather Zone 475 East Salmon River
  Mountains/Salmon NF and Fire Weather Zone 476 Lemhi and Lost
  River Range/Challis NF.

* TIMING...6 AM MDT Tuesday morning through 9 pm Tuesday.

* WINDS...South 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...30 to 40 mph with potential for gusts over 50
  mph with stronger storms.

* LAL...6.

* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions are expected to
  develop in the next 12 to 24 hours. Be prepared for conditions
  that could result in extensive wildland fire behavior.

* THUNDERSTORMS: Dry with very little potential for wetting
  rains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly based on these criteria
for Southeastern Idaho:

* Thunderstorm coverage of 25 percent, without specific rainfall
  criteria.

&&

$$

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