(National Weather Message, June 17, 2021)
The National Weather Service, Pocatello Idaho, has issued the following message:
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Pocatello ID 118 PM MDT Thu Jun 17 2021
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 413 BELOW 6000 FT... 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 413 Caribou Range/Caribou NF. * WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...As low as 14 percent. * IMPACTS...Strong winds and low humidity coupled with dry fuels will create critical fire weather conditions. 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.