Red Flag Warning: Large wildfire potential Kaibab, Coconino National Forests

WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for today from noon to 8 p.m. that covers the entire Kaibab and Coconino National Forests of northern Arizona.

Visitors to the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests are advised to refrain from having a campfire when Red Flag Warning conditions exist.  This advisory covers all campfires across the forests, including in developed campgrounds.

A Red Flag Warning occurs when the forecast shows strong wind and low relative humidity creating an increased potential for large fire growth.  The campfire advisory remains in effect until the Red Flag Warning ends.

For detailed weather information including warnings issued by the National Weather Service, visit www.wrh.noaa.gov/fgz/.

Submitted by the U.S. Forest Service

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