Tue July 28, 2009
Updated Wildfire Forecast
Flagstaff, AZ – A new wildfire forecast shows the risk of big fires decreased slightly in the northwestern part of the country, but increased slightly in the southwest. The map was produced by researchers for the U.S. Forest Service and Oregon State University and was based on climate models. The map shows a high potential for big fires in eastern Arizona, certain parts of Oregon, the western Sierras, and western Texas.