...Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds for southeast Idaho fire zones 422...475 and 476...
The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Fire Weather Watch...which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.
* Affected area: in Idaho...fire zone 422 Sawtooth Range/northern sawtooth nf...fire zone 475 east Salmon River Mountains/Salmon nf...fire zone 476 Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis nf.
* Timing: noon to 9 PM Wednesday afternoon.
* Outflow winds: gusts up to 50 mph are possible near thunderstorms.
* Impacts:thunderstorms may produce new fire starts...even with storms that produce heavy rainfall. Gusty outflow winds can create rapid wind shifts and fire growth.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of the Fire Weather Watch for portions of southeast Idaho.