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WWUS85 KBOI 171828
RFWBOI

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
1228 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR BURNS BLM...WHICH IS
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 636 ...

.SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...WHILE RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL DIP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS THE AREA. WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO WEAKEN WITH SUNSET.

ORZ636-180300-
/O.NEW.KBOI.FW.W.0011.140917T1828Z-140918T0300Z/
BURNS BLM-
1228 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR BURNS BLM...WHICH IS
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 636...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOISE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
          THROUGH SUNSET.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 TO 15 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

&&

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