Open Burn Ban & Red Flag Warning

Elias Hubbard
April 17, 2018

Relative humidity is expected to hover around 6 to 11 percent.

If there are indications of a high fire danger, the National Weather Service may first issue a Fire Weather Watch. Outdoor burning is not permitted.

It will be a windy day to start the work week at the National Weather Service has issued another Red Flag Warning and a High Wind Warning for Monday for much of Northern Arizona. The strong, gusty winds and low humidity will continue into Tuesday for numerous areas. Flagstaff will see a high of 62 degrees, but just 52 degrees on Tuesday.

SW winds are gusting over 30mph and will only get stronger tomorrow.

The rest of the week is expected to be sunny and mostly clear, with daytime highs ranging between 55 to 65 degrees.

Last Friday's storm dropped a modest amount of snowfall around the southern San Juans. U.S. Highway 160 was closed for about two hours. The Cortez Fire Protection District was called to the scene about 4 p.m.

"No Burn Days" means anyone with an open burn permit can no longer burn.

The ban includes all agricultural burns.

Montezuma County's fire ban is in effect on Monday.

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