Nationally, fire activity was light with 176 new fires reported. Two new large fires were reported in Idaho and Louisiana. The I-90 fire was contained in Montana. A fire weather watch was issued for gusty winds and low relative humidity in northeastern Nevada during this afternoon and evening. Another fire weather watch was issued for strong northeast winds in the central interior of Alaska.
An upper trough will begin to cover the Northern Rockies while a high pressure builds over the Pacific Northwest. A moist south to southwest flow will continue to bring moisture into the Southwest, Great Basin, and Rocky Mountains. Gusty winds are expected in portions of Alaska’s northern interior.