Red Flag Warning issued for Kaibab National Forest this weekend

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WILLIAMS, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Kaibab National Forest for Saturday and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. both days. The warning comes after a forecast of strong winds and low humidity.

The strongest winds are expected on Sunday, when a wind advisory has also been issued, according to the National Weather Service. 

Visitors to Kaibab National Forest are advised not to have a campfire during this time. The advisory covers all campfires in the affected area, including developed campgrounds.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are occurring or imminent. The campfire advisory will remain in effect until the Red Flag Warning ends. 

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