Red Flag Warnings, August 12, 2014

wildfireRed Flag Warnings 8-12-2014

Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches have been issued for areas in California, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Montana. Forecasters are expecting thunderstorms in most of the locations, some with “abundant lightning”.

The map was current as of 8:10 a.m. PDT on Tuesday. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts. For the most current data visit this NWS site, or this one.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

2 thoughts on “Red Flag Warnings, August 12, 2014”

    1. Indeed, Cap.

      One of the two Red Flag sites linked to in the article does not show the “hole”; or did not at 8:10 Tuesday morning. One of the two maps may change later in the day.


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