Red Flag Warning Issued For Parts Of Beaverhead County
Deerlodge/Western Beaverhead National Forest
RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT THURSDAY NIGHT
Affected area: Fire Zone 106 (West Lolo). Fire Zone 108 (East Lolo). Fire Zone 109 (Bitterroot). Fire Zone 110 (Deerlodge/West Beaverhead). Fire Zone 111 (East Beaverhead).
Impacts: Dangerous conditions due to strong and erratic outflow winds along with new fire starts are possible, particularly for areas that did not see significant rainfall over the last few days.
Thunderstorms: A mix of wet and dry storms will develop in the early afternoon, with several waves of storms possible into Thursday evening.
Outflow Winds: Widespread outflow winds of 25-40 mph are anticipated. Stronger storms could produce winds over 50 mph.