Red Flag Warning Sept 17, 1pm to Sept 18, 9pm

Red Flag Warning Sept 17, 1pm to Sept 18, 9pm

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions rescinded today.

Yellow Pine Forecast

Today Widespread haze after noon. Sunny, with a high near 74. East southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Saturday Widespread haze before noon. Sunny, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 7 to 16 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Saturday Night Showers. Low around 44. West southwest wind 6 to 14 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. High near 51. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Boise ID
836 AM MDT Fri Sep 17 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES...

.Gusty winds and low relative humidities ahead of an upper level
system and accompanying cold front will produce dangerous fire
weather conditions this afternoon through Saturday evening.

Eastern Payette National Forest-Northern Boise National Forest-
Southern Boise National Forest/Western Sawtooth National Forest-
836 AM MDT Fri Sep 17 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR
EASTERN PAYETTE NATIONAL FOREST...NORTHERN BOISE NATIONAL FOREST
AND SOUTHERN BOISE NATIONAL FOREST/WESTERN SAWTOOTH NATIONAL
FOREST... WHICH ARE FIRE WEATHER ZONES 402...403 AND 421...

* WINDS...Gusts to 30 mph today and 40 mph Saturday.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Moderate smoke this morning, low of 27 degrees.