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  • Smoke, dust creating hazy conditions across Tucson metro

    June 19, 2011 11:24 PM

    TUCSON - According to the National Weather Service, dust and smoke from a new wildfire are creating hazy conditions in the Tucson metro. The smoke is coming from the Babo Fire, which started earlier this morning on the western slopes of the Baboquivari Mountains. This is about 50 miles... more »
  • Update on weather conditions near Monument Fire

    June 19, 2011 6:31 PM

    SIERRA VISTA - Winds are providing a major challenge at the Monument Fire today. News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish says current sustained winds near Sierra Vista are over 25 mph. Fort Huachuca recorded a peak wind gust of 49 mph around 2:00 PM this afternoon. Weather stations around... more »
  • Sunday's Monument Fire Forecast

    June 19, 2011 1:37 AM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for southern Arizona, starting at 10 AM and expiring at 8 PM. In addition, a Wind Advisory is in effect today for eastern Pima, southeast Pinal, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Graham & Greenlee County. This will go in... more »
  • 50 mph winds possible near Monument Fire Sunday

    June 18, 2011 9:42 PM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Cochise, Graham & Greenlee Counties. This will be in effect Sunday from 12 PM until 7 PM. A Red Flag Warning will also be in effect Sunday, from 10 AM until 8 PM for all of southern... more »
  • Saturday's Monument Fire Forecast

    June 18, 2011 1:43 AM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties. This will start at noon Saturday and expire Saturday night at 7 PM. For that reason, News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish has set the Wildfire Index at 10 today. This means... more »
  • Friday's Monument Fire Forecast

    June 17, 2011 10:23 AM

    TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties. This is in effect starting at 12 PM today & expiring tonight at 7 PM. Low relative humidity values and gusty winds will create an extreme fire danger. Because of this,... more »
  • Winds drive growth of wildfire in northern Arizona

    June 16, 2010 5:17 PM

    WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) Firefighters are battling an 800-acre wildfire burning 11 miles northeast of Williams in northern Arizona. Kaibab National Forest public information officer Deirdre McLaughlin says forest officials have recommended to authorities that residents in the Spring Valley area be evacuated. The Eagle Rock fire grew quickly from 30... more »
  • Winds drive growth of wildfire in northern Arizona

    June 16, 2010 5:17 PM

    WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) A wind-whipped wildfire in northern Arizona had charred an estimated 1,000 acres by Wednesday night with about 50 residences evacuated as a precaution. Kaibab National Forest officials said there were no reported injuries or structures lost to the Eagle Rock Fire burning 11 miles northeast of Williams.... more »
  • 200 acre wildfire burning near Williams

    June 16, 2010 5:17 PM

    WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) Firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service are battling a 200 acre wildfire burning 11 miles northeast of Williams in northern Arizona. Forest Service public information officer Deirdre McLaughlin told The Associated Press that smoke is visible from the Eagle Rock fire and that flames are threatening residences... more »
  • Winds drive growth of wildfire in northern Arizona

    June 16, 2010 5:17 PM

    WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) A wind-whipped wildfire in northern Arizona has charred an estimated 1,000 acres with about 50 residences evacuated as a precaution. Kaibab National Forest fire officials say the Eagle Rock fire grew quickly Wednesday due to high winds that grounded air tankers. The blaze was first spotted Wednesday... more »

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