Sawtooth Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 8:50 PM MDT Aug. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Sunday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for fire
weather zones 410 and 425...

* affected area... Arco desert region of fire weather zone 410.
Fire weather zone 425.

* Wind... southwest to west winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30

* Humidity... minimum 9 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended. Do not use fireworks.
Engine heat from vehicles can spark wildfires, especially in
grasses. Do not park on or drive over grassy areas or throw
cigarettes out of cars.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.

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