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Isolated Dry thunderstorms for Friday leading to a clear, sunny weekend

TODAY: Isolated mountain thunderstorms will be in the region around central ID, SE Idaho, and western WY in the afternoon after a sunny morning.  A stray shower or two can roll into the valleys in the Snake River Plain and Magic Valley, but most showers should remain in the mountains.  Winds will be a little breezy between 10-20 mph, but afternoon storms can hold gusts up to 40 mph.  High temperatures go up to the upper 80's to mid 90's.

TOMORROW: Sunny skies will be present throughout most of the day.  Stray rain showers could be present in the afternoon towards SE Idaho and western WY.  Winds will be mostly calm between 5-10 mph.  High temperatures get into the upper 80's to mid 90's.

LONG TERM: Dry conditions with clear sunny skies continue into Sunday before we have rain showers and thunderstorms coming back on Monday and Tuesday.  Mostly sunny skies then follow for the second half of the work week next week.  Winds should remain calm until Monday when winds ramp up to 15-25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.  Winds stay pretty breezy then until mid week on Wednesday.  High temperatures increase slightly into Sunday getting into the low to high 90's.  High's then take a decrease on Tuesday back down to the 80's that continues into Wednesday too.  High's then get back into the 90's by Friday.

WATCHES/WARNINGS:

RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING for Fire Weather Zone 422 Sawtooth Range/Northern Sawtooth NF, Fire Weather Zone 475 East Salmon River Mountains/Salmon NF, Fire Weather Zone 476 Lemhi and Lost River Range/Challis NF, Fire Weather Zone 413 Caribou Range/Caribou NF, Fire Weather Zone 411 Centennial Mountains and Snake River Range/Targhee NF.

AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY FOR Lemhi County until 3pm Friday.

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Evan Thomason

Evan is the weekend meteorologist and reporter.

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