Monday, April 24, 2017

Sawmill Fire In Santa Ritas

A wildfire was burning yesterday afternoon in the northwest foothills of the Santa Rita Mountains and continued into the night. The smoke plume was clearly visible from south parts of the City late afternoon yesterday. Fire has burned about 2000 acres and is only 5 % contained. Conditions remain critical with low RH and gusty winds - forecast for 10-m wind below is from 06 UTC WRF-NAM and is valid at 02:00 pm MST this afternoon.

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