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The National Weather Service has issued aRed Flag Warning for the Boise and western Twin Falls BLM and the western zone of the Payette National Forest. These warnings are in effect until Monday night.

Abundant lightning and dry fuels have caused the issue ofthe warning. Ared flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will occurshortly.

The warning is in effect from Sunday afternoon until midnight on Mondayas scattered thunderstorms roll over the area Sunday nightand again Monday over southwest Idaho. The storms will bring very little precipitation, gustywinds and abundant lightning for Idaho fire weather zones.

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