Red Flag Weather Warning In Effect For Area


By Paul Johnson

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - More critical fire weather conditions will impact firefighting efforts this week. The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning which goes in effect today all the way through Thursday Night for nearly all of Idaho.

A weather system will bring thunderstorms to the Gem State beginning this afternoon. Those storms will have gusty winds and lightning. New fire starts could occur and the gusty winds will create problems with ongoing fires.

Storms will remain possible Wednesday and Thursday. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall in the mountains leading to flash flooding near burn scars.

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