Updated 11/14: NOTICE: Current fire danger on the San Juan National Forest is considered HIGH for lower elevations and MODERATE for higher elevations.
This means we have dry fuel loads and a fire has potential to rapidly spread following an ignition. Be particularly careful driving off of roadways, disposing of cigerette buds, and having campfires.
Smoke from fires in central Arizona and Western Arizona is being pushed to the East and Northeast.
Prescribed fires on the Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, AZ have also produced large smoke plumes over the last several days and weeks. Activity in this geography is likely to continue while conditions are favorable.
The below forecast is valid 11/14/2019 and is provided by NOAA.
More information on the health effects of smoke:
And more information about why we use prescribed fire:
SMOKE: Utah and Arizona... Fires in Piute County of south central Utah continued to produce thin to moderate density smoke towards the northeast this morning. Also there were several active fires in central Arizona producing smoke with a change in wind direction pushing the smoke the north and northeast.