Red Flag Warnings, July 22, 2015

wildfireRed Flag Warning July 22, 2015

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for some areas in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana for today.

For the area near the Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park the NWS predicts, between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. MT today, sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts of 20 to 30 mph. The humidity will drop to 10 to 18 percent.

During the same time frame, southeast Oregon and southwest Idaho will experience isolated thunderstorms with outflow winds up to 40 mph.

The map was current as of 12:18 p.m. MDT on Wednesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts and maps. For the most current data visit this NWS site or this NWS site.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills. Google+