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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:58 PM MDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 11 PM MDT Friday for
scattered thunderstorms and outflow winds for Idaho fire weather
zone 427...

* affected area... Idaho fire weather zone 427.

* Thunderstorms... scattered thunderstorms will develop on
Thursday and Friday afternoon. Frequent lightning and gusty
outflow winds in excess of 40 mph is possible. New fire
starts are possible.

* 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 based on these criteria
for southeastern idaho:

* relative humidity at or below 15 percent and wind gusts of at
least 25 mph in the mountains, or 30 mph in the snake plain.

* Thunderstorm coverage of 25 percent, without specific rainfall

* Other high impact events deemed critical by the National
Weather Service and area fire management agencies.

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