Big and Little Wood River Region

 Fire Weather Watch  Statement as of 2:55 am MDT on July 22, 2014


... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Thursday evening for gusty winds and low humidity for fire zones
422 and 427...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Fire
Weather Watch... which is in effect from Thursday afternoon
through Thursday evening.

* Affected area: in Idaho... fire zone 422 Sawtooth
Range/northern sawtooth nf... fire zone 427 Goose Creek and Raft
River Valley/southern sawtooth nf.

* Timing: Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Wind: increasing through the morning with gusts in excess of 25
to 30 mph after 1200 MDT.

* Humidity: 7 to 14 percent.

* Impacts: the combination of gusty winds and low humidity may
create critical fire weather conditions.

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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