TUSAYAN, Arizona—The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” for today from noon to 8 p.m. that covers the North Kaibab and Tusayan ranger districts of the Kaibab National Forest, as well as other areas of northern Arizona, due to strong winds and low relative humidity.
Precautionary/ preparedness actions
Visitors to the North Kaibab and Tusayan districts of the Kaibab National Forest are advised to refrain from having a campfire, including in developed campgrounds when “Red Flag Warning” conditions exist.
Critical fire weather conditions are expected. The combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create an increased potential for large fire growth.
- Warnings issued by the National Weather Service
- Red Flag Warning: Thunderstorms, lightning create fire weather conditions
- Kaibab National Forest shears trees over 3,000 acres
- BLM plans Little Valley Prescribed Fire project near Scipio
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