Nez Perce - Clearwater National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
903 3rd Street
Kamiah, ID 83536
Rattlesnake Creek Fire Information
Hours: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Rattlesnake Creek Fire Updates
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Evacuation & Road Information
Residents in Hillman Basin and Boulder are in “Go” status.
Residents in the North Pollock, Elk Lake and Pinehurst areas and residents along Hwy 95 from mile marker 167 to 177 are in pre-evacuation status (“Be Set”).
Smokey Boulder Road to Railroad Saddle is closed.
Smoke and Air Quality
It is Unsafe and Illegal to Fly Drones Near Wildfires
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 23rd, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM|
|Location||West side of Highway 95 near mile marker 184; near Pollock|
|Incident Commander||Bea Day, Type 1 Incident Commander|
|Coordinates||45.284 latitude, -116.367 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||28%|
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Fire behavior Sunday exhibited group torching and short-range spotting. Their was active to moderate fire behavior around the southern portion of the fire. The fire continues to move slowly to the south, west, and east following favorable fuels.
Good humidity recovery occurred Sunday morning, but warm and dry conditions developed in the afternoon with a ridge of high pressure in place over the fire. An area of low pressure will pass across the fire on Monday, and is expected to produce numerous showers and thunderstorms with a good chance of wetting rain. Gusty and erratic winds are possible in the vicinity of thunderstorms. Temperatures will be considerably cooler on Monday, with relatively high humidity levels.