Red Flag Warnings, August 8, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches for areas in California, Oregon and Idaho.

The map was current as of 10:35 a.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.

Wildfire smoke map and Red Flag Warnings

Above: Wildfire smoke, at 7:22 a.m. MDT July 25, 2017.

(Originally published at 7:45 a.m. MDT July 25, 2017)

Smoke from wildfires is affecting most of Canada, the Great Lakes area, and the central and north-central United States.

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches on Tuesday for areas in Montana, California, Oregon and Nebraska.

The map was current as of 7:40 a.m. MDT on Tuesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings wildfire

Red Flag Warnings in 4 states, July 24, 2017

The National Weather Service issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches on Monday for areas in Montana, California, Oregon and Idaho.

The map was current as of 10:45 a.m. MDT on Monday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings July 22, 2017

The National Weather Service issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches on Friday for areas in Montana, South Dakota, California, Nevada, and North Dakota.

The Red Flag map was current as of 5:45 a.m. MDT on Saturday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings, and 28,000 lightning strikes in Northern Great Plains

Extreme wildfire danger in the Northern Great Plains

For the 24-hour period ending at 6 a.m. on Friday sensors detected more than 28,000 cloud to ground lightning strikes in the portion of the Northern Great Plains shown in the map above.

The National Weather Service issued Red Flag Warnings or Fire Weather Watches on Friday for areas in Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, and North Dakota.

wildfire red flag warnings

The Red Flag map was current as of 10 a.m. MDT on Friday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.

Red Flag Warnings in Idaho and Montana

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

The map was current as of 9 a.m. MDT on Thursday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts.