Red Flag Warning in effect August 6, 6pm to August 7, 6am
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This Afternoon Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 5 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night Clear, with a low around 49. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Red Flag Warning
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED National Weather Service Boise ID 130 PM MDT Thu Aug 6 2020 ...Dry cold frontal passage expected this evening across the Oregon Zones and overnight in Idaho... Eastern Payette National Forest-Northern Boise National Forest- Southern Boise National Forest/Western Sawtooth National Forest- Owyhee Mountains-Western Twin Falls BLM-Southern Highlands- Burns BLM-Vale BLM-Baker Valley- 130 PM MDT Thu Aug 6 2020 /1230 PM PDT Thu Aug 6 2020/ ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MDT /5 PM PDT/ THIS EVENING TO 6 AM MDT /5 AM PDT/ FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH A DRY COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FOR EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST... NORTHERN BOISE NATIONAL FOREST...SOUTHERN BOISE NATIONAL FOREST/WESTERN SAWTOOTH NATIONAL FOREST...OWYHEE MOUNTAINS... WESTERN TWIN FALLS BLM...SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS...BURNS BLM...VALE BLM AND BAKER VALLEY...WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 402...403... 421...423...424...426...636...637 AND 646... The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 6 PM MDT /5 PM PDT/ this evening to 6 AM MDT /5 AM PDT/ Friday. * WINDS...Wind shift from the Northwest associated with a dry cold front overnight with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph. The strongest winds will be from early evening through midnight across the Oregon Fire Zones and midnight through sunrise across the Idaho Zones. Ridgetops across both the Payette and Boise Forest can expect the strong wind gusts but sheltered valleys may see little impact. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will occur shortly.