Southern Clearwater Mountains
Fire Weather Warning:
- ...Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 7 PM PDT Saturday for gusty winds and low humidities across the Palouse/Hells Canyon... Clearwater/Nez Perce... The National Weather Service in Missoula has issued a red flag warning for gusty winds and low humidities...which is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM PDT Saturday.
- Winds: breezy winds will begin Saturday morning, but the strongest and most concerning winds will occur Saturday afternoon. South to southwest winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph with higher gusts through the afternoon. Ridgetops and any exposed elevations will see gusts up to 45 mph. Winds will shift to the west and northwest during the late afternoon and evening and decrease.
- Minimum humidities: 10 to 15 percent is expected. Humidity recovery Saturday evening will be good.
- Thunderstorms: isolated mainly dry thunderstorms.