Western Lemhi County

 Fire Weather Watch  Statement as of 12:57 PM MDT on July 29, 2014


... 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.






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