South Central Highlands

 Fire Weather Warning  Statement as of 3:23 am MDT on August 29, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 10 PM
MDT this evening for gusty winds and low humidity for southeast
Idaho fire weather zones 410 and 413 below 5000 feet...

* affected area... fire weather zone 410 and fire weather zone
413 below 5000 feet.

* Wind... south to southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to
45 mph at mid and upper slopes. 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to
35 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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