Red Flag Warning Aug 20, 12pm – 9pm

Yellow Pine Forecast

Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Areas of smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Monday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Areas of smoke. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Areas of smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Patchy smoke. Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy smoke. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Real Time Lightning Strikes Map

Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boise ID
156 PM MDT Sun Aug 19 2018

...An upper low will drop into the region Monday bringing
scattered to numerous thunderstorms to the Boise, Payette, and
Western portions of the Sawtooth Forests. Some of these cells
should produce wetting rains. This system is also expected to
bring strong and gusty winds across the southern portions of the
Idaho BLM lands from Boise through Twin Falls...

IDZ401>403-421-201800-
/O.CON.KBOI.FW.W.0009.180820T1800Z-180821T0300Z/
Western Payette National Forest-Eastern Payette National Forest-
Northern Boise National Forest-
Southern Boise National Forest/Western Sawtooth National Forest-
156 PM MDT Sun Aug 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT
MONDAY FOR LIGHTNING FOR WESTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL
FOREST...EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST... NORTHERN BOISE
NATIONAL FOREST AND SOUTHERN BOISE NATIONAL FOREST/WESTERN
SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST...WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES
401...402...403 AND 421...

* THUNDERSTORMS...Increasing coverage of thunderstorms expected
  through the afternoon and early evening. Some of these will
  produce wetting rains around 0.10 to 0.15 inches...mainly
  across the Frank Church Wilderness area.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Around 30 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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