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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 1:50 PM MDT Aug. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from 3 PM MDT Saturday afternoon
through 9 PM MDT Saturday evening for gusty winds and low
relative humidity for fire weather zones 410 and 425...

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Fire
Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is
in effect from Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 410 covering the upper Snake
River Valley and Idaho Falls blm, and fire weather zone 425
covering the middle Snake River Valley and Twin Falls blm north
of the Snake River.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... 12 to 17 percent.

* Impacts... once a fire starts, fast fire spread rates and high
intensity fires are likely to result.

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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